The wife of Taraba Governor Danbaba Suntai has confirmed the news of her husband's return no Nigeria, specifying that he is expected to depart the Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Centre and Home (New York) on Sunday, August 25.
Hauwa Danbaba Suntai, speaking with journalists via telephone from New York, added that "all arrangements had been concluded" for the return of the Governor.
It would be recalled that Suntai had spent ten months at the rehabilitation centres in Germany and the U.S., following the injury he suffered in last year October's air crash in Adamawa State.
Mrs. Suntai also expressed the family's appreciation to everyone who had supported them throughout the hard times.
It has been further learnt that New-York-based Nigerians have volunteered to accompany the Governor in his journey to homeland.
On August 3, members of the Peoples Democratic Party Fact-finding Committee on the Taraba political situation, led by its chairman, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, paid solidarity visit to the governor at the rehabilitation centre.
Uzodinma was accompanied by the Special Adviser to the PDP National Chairman on INEC and Inter-party Affairs, Alhaji Shittu Mohammed, the Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Alhaji Ahmed Gulak, Sen. Abubakar Gada and the Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, Amb. Habib Habu.
Also, while in the rehabilitation centre, Suntai spoke with President Goodluck Jonathan, Vice President Namadi Sambo just as he received his colleague, Gov. Gabriel Suswam, the governor of Benue, on June 25, among others.