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Former Kogi governor in auto crash

18 May 2015, 17:39

Kogi - The immediate past Governor of Kogi State, Ibrahim Idris, was involved in an auto crash that left him and his three aides admitted in the hospital on Sunday, Tribune reports.

The ex-governor was said to be returning from a marriage ceremony of the State Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Ali Ajuh held at Idrisu in Omala Local Government Area of the State when the incident occurred.

Also read: Kogi governorship candidate dies in auto crash

The former governor, who narrowly escaped death was riding in an SUV that when the front wheel pulled out, and rammed into a stationary vehicle at Ochadamu junction in Ofu Local Government Area of the state. The Hilux van conveying his security aides also crashed into the vehicle, injuring all occupants in the process.

The three security men, who sustained various degrees of injuries were rushed to an undisclosed hospital at Ochadamu while the former governor was transferred to an undisclosed hospital in Lokoja where he is presently recuperating.

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