A serving general in the Nigerian Army has been crushed to death in a fatal road accident at Uchi in Tarka local government area of Benue state.
The late military officer identified as Major General Gabriel Kpamber was reported to be returning from a burial he attended in his Ushongo village when he met his untimely death, according to Daily Post.
The account of an unidentified person who witnessed the crash stated that the late Kpamber allegedly slept of while on the steering and ran into and oncoming truck.
His body has since been evacuated and deposited in a mortuary but the Nigerian Army is yet to make any official statement regarding the crash.
In another development, President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, May 16, urged the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) to take more stringent action against motorists who drive against traffic.
Buhari, who was represented by the minister of interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau , said this while inaugurating 283 operational vehicles for the FRSC in Abuja.
He said that in spite of the numerous successes recorded by the Corps, there were other areas that required urgent attention.
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