A member of the House of Representatives, on Friday died in a ghastly accident. The lawmaker died along with his son, driver and security aide.
The accident occurred along Bade-Gitata Road. They were on their way to Jos, Plateau State capital, when the accident occurred. A family member confirmed the incident to newsmen on Saturday morning.
Until his death, Maitala represented Jos North/Bassa federal constituency of Plateau State.
His death comes barely a month after another lawmaker, Yuguda Killa, from Jigawa State, passed on.
Maitala is the third federal lawmaker to die this year. About ten federal lawmakers have died since the inauguration of the ninth assembly in 2019.