One died, twenty sustained various degrees of injury following an accident involving the Minister of Sports and Youth Development convoy along Bauchi to Gombe road.
The accident that occurred at around 1:00PM Saturday at Akko village in Akko Local Government Area of Gombe State, said to have involved a Peugeot 407 saloon car coming from Gombe with a jeep and 18 seater homer bus.
An eye witness Sunday Jika told newsmen that the Peugeot 407 car gotted fire instantly at the time of the accident and the driver who also came for the congress from Bauchi state burnt and died instantly.
The Acting National President of the National Youth Council of Nigeria Mayor Chinedu who was a victim of the accident sustained a minor injury.
The Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung was in Gombe for the 2018 National Unity Congress for the National Youth Council of Nigeria.