Get Latest Tori News Alert!
Enter your email below.

Delivered by FeedBurner





Hot Stories
Recent Stories

Governor Ortom's Convoy Involved In Auto Crash, Lawmakers Injured

Posted by Thandiubani on Fri 20th Jan, 2023 - tori.ng

Several people including state lawmakers representing Guma and Kwande West in the state assembly were injured.

The convoy of the Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has been involved in an accident.
 
Punch reported that several persons including two members of the Benue State House of Assembly were injured in the car crash.
 
The accident occurred on Friday morning when the governor and the Peoples Democratic Party supporters were traveling to the Utokon community of Ado Local Government Area in continuation of the party governorship campaign rally.
 
Our correspondent reports that the incident occurred when the driver of a branded bus fully loaded with PDP supporters lost control and rammed into three vehicles; a Jeep, a security vehicle, and another bus in the convoy.
 
Several people including state lawmakers representing Guma and Kwande West in the state assembly were injured.
 
The incident which happened at exactly 10:50 am on Friday also affected other vehicles.
 
The motorcade in the convoy consisted of the state’s deputy governor, Engr Benson Abounu; Senator Abba Moro; House of Representatives members, and House of Assembly members from Benue South district; among other top government and party officials in the state.
 
Meanwhile, an ambulance attached to the convoy evacuated the injured persons to the hospital while the rest continued with the journey.
 


Top Stories
Popular Stories


Stories from this Category
Recent Stories