Mr Danbaba Suntai, a former governor of Taraba state is dead.
The former governor, whose helicopter crashed, died in the United States of America.
A former commissioner of information in the state, Emmanuel Bello, confirmed the news of his demise to newsmen.
Bello served in the regime of Suntai, said the “former governor died in the United States.
Suntai was governor of the north eastern state from 2007 till 2015 when he was succeeded by incumbent, Darius Ishaku.