Former CJN, Mahmud Mohammed loses wife, driver in auto crash

The immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mahmud Mohammed, has lost one of his wives and driver in an auto crash.

According to reports, the wife identified as Hadiza Mahmud Mohammed and the driver, Abdulrauf Salami died on the spot in the accident that occurred while they were travelling along Abuja-Kaduna road on Tuesday, May 29.

It was gathered that other occupants of the vehicle – a Toyota Land Cruiser – including the ex-CJN’s second wife and a family member sustained injuries, but are now being attended to in a medical facility in Kaduna.

The late driver was said to have been working with Justice Muhammed for over 25 years, since his appointment as a High Court judge.

The cause of the accident, a family source said, is yet to made public by relevant authorities, including the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC).

May their soul rest in peace.

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