Yobe State Commissioner Dies In His Lexus GX470 After Crash
Goni bukar Lawan, who was a Commissioner of Youth and Sports in Yobe state, has lost his life in a fatal auto crash. He was on his way to Kano and was driving himself at night when the ill-fated crash occurred.
The Federal Road Safety Corps in Bauchi has already confirmed the incident. The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Yusuf Abdullahi, said the incident happened at about 6.15 pm on Tuesday at a spot adjacent to A.Y. Dagauda Fueling Station at Dagauda Village, along Dambam – Potiskum in Dambam local government area of Bauchi state.
According to him, when the FRSC was informed of the crash, personnel from the Dambam Station office rushed to the scene within 12 minutes for a rescue operation.
Abdullahi said, “The lone fatal crash happened on Tuesday at about 6.15 pm and immediately we were informed, our men rushed to the scene within 12 minutes for a rescue operation.
“The incident happened along Dambam – Potiskum road, adjacent to A.Y. Dagauda Fueling Station at Dagauda Village, along Kum in Dambam local government area of Bauchi state.
“It involved a government vehicle, a Lexus Jeep – GX470 – with registration number: 11A01YB.
“The vehicle was driven by Hon. Goni Bukar Lawn and he was with one other male adult when the crash happened. The other person sustained some injuries.
“The crash was caused by a speed violation which led to a loss of control.”
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