Friday 2nd of April 2021 was a very sad day for the family and followers of popular Plateau State lawmaker, Mr Haruna Maitala who lost his life in a ghastly car crash while travelling to attend his son’s wedding ceremony. Media reports claim that the popular lawmaker and 3 other people that were travelling with him all lost their lives in this horrifying incident.
This is what was left of Honourable Haruna Maitala’s vehicle after the recent crash that took his life and 3 others
According to press reports, the late Honourable Haruna Maitala was representing the Bassa/Jos North (federal) constituency of Plateau state as a House of Representatives member. The reports revealed that the popular lawmaker was actually travelling to Jos on April 2nd so as to attend his son’s wedding ceremony slated for Saturday, April 3 when he met with his untimely death. What’s even more saddening about this incident is the fact that Honourable Haruna Maitala was also travelling together with another of his son, and an aide when the vehicle somehow got into a pothole which caused it to swerve from the road to hit a tree.
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Media sources claim that the lawmaker, his aide, his driver and his other son (Jafaru Maitala) all died in the ghastly lone crash that occurred at an area called Barde which is close to Keffi, Nasarawa State. The media reports also further disclosed that all passengers of the vehicle died at the spot of the crash except the driver who died few moments after he was rushed to Kwoi General hospital in Kaduna.
Below is a viral video recorded at the scene of this horrifying incident.
We pray that the souls of the deceased persons rest in perfect peace.