The Taraba State chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ben Ubeh, has reportedly passed away.
Ubeh died after he was crushed by a truck transporting sugar along Jalingo-Yola Expressway, a Nigerian news website, DAILY POST is reporting.
The incident occurred in Zing community along the expressway in the morning hours of Sunday, March 25, eyewitnesses were reported to have said.
DAILY POST reports that a Taraba state government official, who asked not to be named, confirmed the incident saying “the state would release an official statement on the accident that claimed Ubeh’s life.”
As at the time of filing the report, the owner of the truck is yet to be identified. Also, there was no plate number on the vehicle but an inscription of BT 0104 on its front side.