A member of the House of Representatives, Haruna Maitala, is dead in a road accident.
The incident occurred on Friday night along Bade-Gitata road, when the lawmaker on his way to Jos, Plateau State capital.
Hon Maitala representing Jos North/Bassa federal constituency of Plateau State.
A family member confirmed his death to newsmen on Saturday morning.
He died alongside his son, driver and security aide, who were all in the vehicle, our source said.
Until his death, he is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
His death comes barely a month after another lawmaker, Yuguda Killa from Jigawa State, passed on.
Mr Maitala is the third federal lawmaker to die this year.
Ten federal lawmakers have died since the inauguration of the ninth assembly in 2019