Commissioner slumps, dies during physical exercise

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The Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development in Plateau State, Sam Galadima, on Wednesday slumped and died at the Rwang-pam Township Stadium in Jos.

A witness said the commissioner slumped at the stadium and was rushed to the Plateau specialist hospital, where he was confirmed dead by doctors.

The commissioner died while jogging during the weekly physical excise for state executive council members introduced by Governor Simon Lalong.

The spokesperson of the ministry, Ladi Emmanuel, confirmed the death in a telephone interview.

Details later….


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  • Abdullah Musa

    His family should sue the governor for pushing their breadwinner to exercise without medical advice.

    • George

      Tragic you called it, all APC is a tragic waiting to happen.

      They will end in this way for bringing Nigerians to this sorrow level.

  • Abdullah Musa

    George, you have an axe to grind with them.
    My sympathies.
    Hope their dividends reach you soon.

  • Col. W. Mariam

    Nigeria continues to amaze me with such things as ?”weekly physical EXCISE(whatever the heel that means) ” programme ordered by the governor.The family of the dead man should sue the state for enabling a deadly work environment that caused a man to die.

  • thusspokez

    Many long inactive people don’t seem to realise that they need fitness test before taking up running. If Governor Simon Lalong weekly physical excise is compulsory but not part of the deceased employment contract, then the deceased family should sue the state and Governor Simon Lalong for compensation.

  • michaelstain

    Somebody should’ve told that man that pregnant looking men do not jog… RIP

  • Osakue

    Na who chop belle full they jogg.