Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Taraba State Vice Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria , Apostle John Aina , on Sunday confirmed the death of the state chairman , Rev. Ben Ubeh , in a motor accident along the Zing – Yola road .
Ubeh died in the early hours of Sunday while on his way to Yola for an official engagement .
An eyewitness who was traveling with the CAN chairman , Rev. Peter Gambo , told our correspondent that the incident happened when they parked to buy some items in Zing town on their way to Yola, Adamawa State .
Gambo , who is the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress , said he ( Gambo) was unwell and that when they got to Zing , they parked to enable him to get some drugs when the accident happened .
“We parked to buy drugs and the CAN chairman came out and stood at the back of the vehicle ( a Toyota Hilux van ) we were traveling in when, suddenly , a truck came from behind and crushed him .
“I am still in shock over the incident ; but I have come to terms with the fact that God knows best , ” he said .
Gambo said the state governor , Darius Ishaku , immediately sent a delegation to Zing who helped to evacuate the corpse to Jalingo ; and it has since been deposited in the morgue of the state specialist hospital .
Rev. Ubeh was elected CAN chairman for Taraba State in 2016 and is the General Overseer of Army of God Glorious Ministries .
At the time of filing this report , there was no official reaction from the family, as the family was said to be holding meeting with church officials.