BREAKING: Top Nigerian Politician Is Dead
Late Hon. Haruna Maitala Jingir and his son.

A top Nigerian Politician is dead.


NewsOne Nigeria reports that a serving House of Representatives member, Hon. Haruna Maitala Jingir is dead.

This online news platform understands that the top Nigerian Politician was until his death the member representing Jos North/Bassa federal constituency.


Eldest son of the top Nigerian Politician, Ibrahim Saleh Maitala, who confirmed the demise of his father said Hon. Maitala died in a fatal road crash.

According to Ibrahim, the accident claimed the lives of Jingir, his son Jafar Haruna, and his driver on Friday night, after the crash in a hospital in Keffi.


They were on their way to Jos from Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. They will be buried in Jos, the Plateau state capital on Saturday.


Meanwhile, NewsOne Nigeria reports that a member of the House of Representatives from Abia state, Ossy Prestige, died in February, after a protracted sickness.

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