Gen Shagaya dies in a car crash
Brigadier General John Shagaya Rtd, a former Senator has died in a lone traffic crash, Bisi Kazeem, FRSC Corps Public Education Officer confirmed this in a statement on Sunday.
According to Kazeem, the accident occurred at about 1445 hours along Langtang – Pankshin road on his way to Jos today , Sunday 11th February , 2018.
FRSC team from Langtang Unit Command were at the scene of the crash almost immediately after the crash.
He was reportedly travelling in a Toyota Land Cruiser Jeep with his driver and an orderly from Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
Preliminary report indicates that the driver lost control and hit a tree making the General to sustain an head injury that eventually led to his death.
The two injured aides of the Major General are currently in Pankshin General Hospital while the corpse of General Shagaya has been deposited at the Air Force Hospital Mortuary in Jos.
FRSC Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi has expressed his condolences to the family while appealing to other motorists to always avoid whatever could cause mishap on the highways, the statement reads.