Metro AIT Staff, Pregnant Wife, Three Children Die In Auto Crash Few Days To Daughter's Wedding



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Journalists in Kogi State have been thrown into mourning as they have lost one of their colleagues, Mr Abdullahi Ibrahim who was a reporter with the African Independent Television, AIT.

Abdullahi, a senior journalist was said to be going to his hometown, Okaba, in Ankpa local government area of Kogi State on Thursday in preparation for his daughter’s wedding coming up this December when the accident occurred between Ojodu and Ochadamu communities along Ajaokuta- Ayingba high way.

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He was said to be travelling in his Peugeot 504 Saloon Car along with three of his children and his pregnant wife when the accident occurred.

According to an eye witness account, Abdullahi was involved in a head on collision when he was trying to negotiate a bend as a Toyota hiace belonging to a popular transport company was also trying to overtake him on a top speed which led to a collision with an oncoming vehicle.

He was said to have died instantly with his three children and the wife who was five months pregnant.

He was even said to have distributed his daughter’s wedding cards to colleagues and friends on that fateful day.

He was said to have lost his first wife and daughter about five years ago in a mysterious circumstances.