Vice President Arc. Namadi Sambo today lost his immediate younger brother Capt Sabo Sambo in a ghastly car accident along the Abuja Airport Road today. Captain Sabo was reportedly on his way to the airport to catch a flight when he crashed into a tree and his car went up in flames. According to eyewitnesses account, Capt Sabo got trapped in his car after the collision with the tree. He reportedly struggled desperately to get out when his car burst into flame but, unfortunately, could not. He was eventually burnt to death.
President Jonathan has also visited Vice President Namadi Sambo's family to pay condolence.