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The NCC Top Official Gabdo That Died along Six Others in Road Mishap; President Mourns

Late Hamman Gabdo with wife both die in the crash .

It was a bad Saturday 9 December 2021 for the former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Babangida Nguroje when he woke up to learn of the news that two of his sisters, husband and four kids lost their lives in a road mishap.

President Muhammadu Buhari grieved by these horrific deaths has sent a message of condolence to Hon Nguroje.

Newspot in possession of press statement by The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) states it : “expressed shock and deepest grief over the loss of its staff, Mr. Nuhu Hamman’Gabdo, in a road accident.

“Hamman ’Gabdo died alongside his wife, four children, his niece and driver in an accident that occurred on Saturday, January 9, 2021 along Nasarawa-Abuja Expressway while the deceased and his family were returning from his country home, Serti in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba State.

Those who perished in the crash

“Until his death, Hamman ’Gabdo was a Principal Manager in the Human Capital and Administration Department of the Commission.

“The entire Board, Management and staff of NCC express their deepest grief over the incident and commiserate with the entire family, relatives and friends of the deceased.

“We pray that the Almighty grant the deceased eternal peace in His bosom and that the entire NCC and the deceased family find the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.

Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde
Director, Public Affairs”

President Buhari in his condolence message states:


“President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolences to former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Babangida Nguroje over the death of two of his sisters, Zainab and Hajiya Hadiza with her husband and their four kids, who all perished in a road accident.

“Reacting to the incident, the President said “I am lost for words to describe such multiple deaths in a single car accident in which family members perished.”

“I received the news of this tragedy with deep shock and grief, and wish to express my heartfelt sympathy and solidarity with you at this trying and painful moment,” President Buhari added.

“He prayed to Allah to forgive the gentle souls of the deceased persons and comfort those they have left behind.


Garba Shehu

Senior Special Assistant to the President

(Media & Publicity)”

January 10, 2021


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