Tragedy as an auto crash has claimed the lives of three politicians who were on Governor Babagana Zulum’s convoy.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the auto crash happened on their way back from Mafa, the hometown of the Borno governor.

The late politicians and former governor of the state, Senator Kashim Shettima, APC’s caretaker chairman, Speaker of Borno State House of Assembly and other party faithfuls had arrived Mafa in Zulum’s motorcade for revalidation of his party membership in his local ward of Lamisula.

According to eyewitnesses, the politicians who were driving in one of the pilot jeeps, died after the vehicle lost a tire, swerved off the road and began to somersault.

Among the deceased is the Chief of Kanuri people in Lagos, Mai Masa Mohammed.

The Governor was also reportedly among those who transported corpse of the late chieftain to his family compound in Bulumkutu area of Maiduguri where he is being prepared for burial later today