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Three die as Babangida’s son, family involved in car crash


Three soldiers have lost their lives in a fatal accident involving Mohammed, son of former military president Ibrahim Babangida, at the Minna-Suleja Highway in Niger State on Tuesday.

Media reports detailed that Mr Babangida was en route Abuja with his family before his convoy collided with a truck conveying tomatoes from the opposite direction of the road, leading to the loss of lives of three of his security details.

The troops perished in the accident.

An eyewitness who spoke after the unfortunate incident disclosed that no member of the Babangida family was hurt, adding that the three victims of the fatal crash died immediately leaving another officer critically injured.

The witness said that Mr Babangida and his family were travelling in a Honda space bus, while his security details were in a black Prado SUV before colliding with the truck.

“Three soldiers died and one was left critically injured as the convoy of Mohammed Babangida, the son of the former military Head of State was involved in the accident. He was travelling to Abuja in a Honda Space bus with other members of his family behind the security vehicle.

“No member of the Babangida family was hurt in the accident. The injured soldier is currently receiving treatment at the National Hospital in Abuja,” the eyewitness while accounting to Sahara reporters said.

The police as at the time of filing this report could not be reached.

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