Policeman, photographer die in Sokoto deputy governor’s convoy accident

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A policeman and a photographer died on Wednesday evening when the convoy of Sokoto State Deputy Governor Idris Gobir had an accident.

As of press time, the identity of the policeman had not been confirmed. However, that of the photographer had been confirmed to be Buhari Tanko.

Sokoto Police Command spokesman Ahmed Rufa’i said the accident involved a pilot vehicle on the deputy governor’s convoy.

“The incident involved a pilot vehicle on the convoy of the deputy governor and the driver of the vehicle who is a police officer was confirmed dead together with one person, a photographer in the convoy,” he said.

“The injured persons are receiving treatment at the Usman Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital here in Sokoto.

“The incident happened on their way back from Sabon Birni Local Government back to Sokoto.”