The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Jigawa State has lost women leader of Hadejia, eastern Jigawa, Hajia Iyani, who with her driver, were killed in a fatal auto crash along Guri-Abunabo Road in the state.
The deceased were said to be on their way to attend the wedding Fatiha of the son of Senator Abdulazeez Usman and the daughter of the former member of the House of Representatives, Adamu Hassan Abunabo.
Eyewitnesses blamed the accident on reckless driving.
Former Speaker of Jigawa State House of Assembly, Ahmed Sarawa, PDP women leader, Hajia Talle, and Jigawa State House of Assembly member representing Kiyawa, Ado Idris Andaza, also sustained injuries in the crash. They were taken to Rasheed Shekoni Specialists Hospital, Dutse.
The dead had since been buried in Hadejia Local Government according to Islamic rites.