Yobe Commissioner Goni Bukar Aji Dies In Car Crash

The Commissioner of Youths and Sports Development, Hon Goni Bukar Aji has been confirmed dead.

Yobe Commissioner Goni Bukar Aji Dies In Car Crash
Commissioner of Youths and Sports Development, Hon Goni Bukar Aji

Reports from Yobe indicate that the Sports commissioner died in an auto crash along the Potiskum Azare expressway on Tuesday night.

Hon Goni until his death, was also Chairman of Yobe Desert Stars and will be buried today Wednesday, in Damaturu the State capital.

His demise was confirmed by the spokesperson of the ministry, Alhaji Tijjani Ciroma, on Wednesday in Damaturu.

According to Ciroma, the 57-year-old commissioner died on Tuesday at about 7:30 pm in a car accident on Potiskum to Azare Road.

He explained that the deceased was on his way to Kano to board a flight to Abuja for an official function.

Funeral prayers for the deceased would hold by 11 a.m. at Yobe Islamic Centre, Damaturu.

Lawal was appointed as a commissioner in 2019. He was a member of the House of Representatives from 2007 to 2015.

The Commissioner is survived by two wives and many children.

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