Senator Albashir dies in car crash

Usman Albishir, a former Senator, who was also a governorship candidate in Yobe State during the last General Elections has died in a car accident along Kano-Zaria road.

A source close to the family said Mr. Albishir died on Monday morning as a result of serious injuries sustained in the accident.

His police orderly was also said to be seriously injured and in a critical condition.

Mr. Albishir


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