The Plateau State Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Mr Samuel Galadima, reportedly slumped and died on Wednesday, while he was jogging alongside Governor Simon Lalong, at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos.
The Director of Press Affairs, Mr Emmanuel Nanle, who confirmed the incident is quoted as saying:
“Yes, the commissioner slumped while jogging and was rushed to the Plateau Specialist Hospital, where he died.”
Nanle said that the official was gasping for breath by the time he arrived the hospital.
“Doctors tried to stabilise him but could not. We have lost him,” he said.