OrderPaper Today – Mr. Haruna Maitala, member representing Jos North/Bassa federal constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, has been reported dead.
OrderPaper Nigeria gathered Maitala died in a car accident along the Abuja-Keffi road on his way to Jos on Friday night.
He was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Keffi, in Nasarawa state, at about 11pm on Friday but gave up the ghost.
His media consultant, Joseph Adudu, released a statement on Saturday morning thus: ”This is to announce the death of Honourable Haruna Maitala which occurred yesterday, 2nd April, 2021 as a result of fatal car accident on his way to Jos from Abuja.
“He would be buried this morning according to Islamic rites.
“May God forgive his sins and grants him Aljanna fidau.”
Maitala’s death comes barely more than a month since the House lost a member, Ossy Prestige, from Abia State.