Kogi State Governor involved in serious road accident, aide dies instantly

Kogi State Governor, Idris Wada UPDATE 1: The crash was due to tyre burst but the governor is in a stable condition at the Kogi State Specialist Hospital.

The Governor’s SUV had a burst tyre at about 3pm, causing it to somersault three times.

Arrangement was being made to take the kogi governor to Abuja for a referral examination.

Many people on the entourage were also seriously injured but the ADC to the kogi governor was worse hit.

Earlier report…

Report reaching us says Kogi State Governor, Captain Idris Wada, was on Friday involved in a serious car crash along Lokoja-Ajaokuta Expressway while returning from an official assignment.

One of the Governor’s aides reportedly died on the spot, while Wada is said to be in critical condition.

The governor was initially rushed to the Emergency Ward of the Kogi State Specialist Hospital in Lokoja after the accident.

Details later…

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