Former Governor of Taraba State Danbaba Suntai who was involved in a plane crash in October 2012 has died in Houston, Texas, in the United States on Wednesday.
Mr Emmanuel Bello, Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Darius Ishaku on Public Affairs confirmed the incident.
Suntai, 56, has since the plane crash been receiving treatment in hospitals across the world.
Bello said information on when the remains of the former governor would be conveyed back to Nigeria would be released later.