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FRSC opens up on how popular APC chieftain, John Shagaya died in Jos

Emma Nwachukwu

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shagaya - FRSC opens up on how popular APC chieftain, John Shagaya died in Jos


The Federal road safety Commission, FRSC, has revealed details on how APC chieftain and ex-military general, John Shagaya died in an Auto-crash on Sunday.

According to the corps public education officer, Bisi Kazeem, the fatal accident occurred at about 2.45 pm on Sunday, February 11, along Langtang – Pankshin Road.

PoliticsNGR gathered that Shagaya was traveling alongside his driver and an orderly from the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in a Toyota Land Cruiser Jeep when the unfortunate incident occurred.

Kazeem said that preliminary reports by the corps indicate that the driver lost control of the vehicle and hit a tree.The late Senator sustained a head injury that led to his death.



“FRSC team from Langtang Unit Command were at the scene of the crash almost immediately after the crash. Preliminary report indicates that the driver lost control and hit a tree making the General to sustain a head injury that eventually led to his death.”

“FRSC Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi has expressed his condolences to the family while appealing to other motorists to always avoid whatever could cause mishap on the highways.”

Shagaya’s injured aides are currently receiving treatment at the Pankshin General Hospital while his corpse has been deposited at the Air Force Hospital Mortuary in Jos.


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Updated on February 14, 2017 at 8:17 am