His son Jafaru, a legislative aide and his driver who were also confirmed dead were on their way to Jos for his wedding slated to hold on Sunday
The lawmaker, 69, and the three others died in a vehicle crash on Friday evening.
Mr. Abdulkadir Abubakar, senior legislative aide to the lawmaker said Maitala, along with the others, was on his way to Jos from Abuja when the accident occurred.
“I am not familiar with the road but the accident occurred around Kwoi-Kafachan-Jos Road. He died alongside his son, his legislative aide and his driver.
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