Former Internal Affairs Minister, Senator John Shagaya has died in an auto crash along Langtang – Pankshin road in Plateau State. The accident occured Sunday afternoon.
The 75-year-old retired Brigadier General was reportedly travelling to Jos in a Toyota Land Cruiser Jeep with his driver and an orderly from Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
Reports said the driver lost control of the vehicle and hit a tree. The General reportedly died from the head injury he sustained. The two injured aides of are currently in Pankshin General Hospital while the corpse of General Shagaya has been deposited at the Air Force Hospital Mortuary in Jos.
Shagaya was recently appointed as the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Nigerian Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies Kuru, Jos.