The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State has lost three chieftains and council chairmen to a road accident in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
Jafaru Gidan Sambo of Kaura Namoda Local Government Area, Mudi Mallamawa of Shinkafi LGA and Abdullahi Shugaba Ruwan Dorowa of Maru LGA were the three who were killed by the tragedy.
The chieftains dead in a bus crash 120 kilometres from Madina while travelling from the holy city to Makkah.
Dr. Ibrahim Kana, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON)’s commissioner for Health matter made this known in Abuja.
He stated that the saudi Authority called to inform the Nigerian officials of the development.
Kana stated that King Fahd Hospital receive the corpses of the deceased, while the injured wounded victim
Kana said that a team of Nigerian medical team had been dispatched to Madina, on the orders of NAHCON chairman, Abdullah Mukhtar Muhammad, to liaise with the Saudi authorities for necessary documentation and burial arrangements.
He asserted that the number of death recorded during the years Hajj is now 10