UPDATED: Ex-senator John Shagaya dies in road accident

The wreck of the car after the accident

A former senator, John Shagaya, was on Sunday afternoon involved in a ghastly car crash.

He died from the accident, an official confirmed.

Dan Dandur, a former chairman, Langtang North Local Government in Plateau, confirmed the death to the News Agency of Nigeria.

Mr. Shagaya, a retired army general, was said to have been returning from his country home in Langtang on his way to Jos when the accident occurred.

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