Five people died in an auto crash that involved the campaign convoy of Adamawa State, Gov, Ahmadu Fintiri.

The accidents involved a Toyota Hilux that was conveying a detachment of vigilantes. They were accompanied by Governor Fintiri. The was on his way for Mubi for the 2023 gubernatorial campaign. This campaign was set to be around  Fedema Reke, in Hong Local Governments Area.

According to multiple sources, the accident occurred as a result of over-speeding. It resulted in the vehicle used by the Fintiri vigilante head veering off the road.

A source said: “Three lifeless bodies of occupants in the van that include Bako Kaura, head of PDP’s informal security arm, and another victim identified as Adamu, Kaura’s son have been deposited at the mortuary of Hong Federal Medical Centre.

“Five other occupants in the van, who sustained injuries, were conveyed in the Government House ambulance and another unmarked Hilux van for treatment in the health facility.

“I took out three lifeless bodies, but there’s a fourth body that I think can hardly make it out of the coma because of the injury he sustained. There were about nine occupants in the Ramp 2 Hilux van of the head of vigilantes for the Fintiri/Farauta campaign.”

Governor Fintiri, who also helped to coordinate rescue activities, was disturbed by the tragic death involving his convoy although reports said he continued with the journey.