Samuel Galadima, Plateau housing and urban development commissioner, has been confirmed dead at the Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos.
Galadima had slumped on Wednesday mornng while jogging with Governor Simon Lalong at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos.
Emmanuel Nanle, director of press affairs, confirmed the incident.
NAN quoted him as saying: “Yes, the commissioner slumped while jogging and was rushed to the Plateau Specialist Hospital, where he died”
Nanle said the official was gasping for breath by the time he arrived the hospital.
“Doctors tried to stabilise him but could not. We have lost him,” he said.