National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) Coordinator for Kumbungu district has reportedly died in a car crash.
According to the report, the deceased, Iddrissu Muktar travelling to Tamale died when his car run into a faulty tipper truck parked on the road.
Northern Regional Communications director of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mohammed Issah confirmed the incident.
He said Mr Muktar died when he was being rushed to the Tamale Teaching hospital.
The deceased was the NPP parliamentary candidate for the constituency in the 2016 general election.