|By Lizzy Adie.
Abubakar Aliyu, speaking on behalf of the family, told reporters in Kano that the tragic accident happened on Saturday afternoon when the victims were returning from Abuja.
The APC governorship aspirant Abdul – Aziz Aliyu was in Lagos for an official engagement on March 13, 2015 and was to travel to Kano same day, but had to stop over in Abuja since his flight was cancelled due to bad weather.
Salmanu, who was also in Abuja for a private engagement, joined his elder brother by road to Kano during which the accident happened.
The late politician son, Omeiza spoke with his father around 1:30pm on Saturday few minutes to the ill-fated journey. Aliyu said “we received the shocking and sad news of his dismiss from samaritans at the scene of the accident”. According to report none of the passengers on sharon car survived and they have been given mass burial at a location at Jere town.
The father of the deceased, Jimoh Aliyu, described the tragedy as a fulfilment of destiny and added that he’ll accept it as an act of God.