BREAKING!!! Seven Dead In Gov. Obaseki’s Convoy Crash

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Edo state governor - Godwin Obaseki
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Seven persons were on Saturday morning killed in a ghastly auto accident involving the advance team of Governor Godwin Obaseki on Benin-Auchi Expressway.

According to report gathered by 9news Nigeria , several other persons including one of the Governor’s driver were also injured in the accident.

Eyewitness account said the accident occurred at Ehorin Uhunmwode Local Government Area, when a Toyota Hilux van on the Governor’s advance team had a head-on collision with a passenger Audi car.

The advance team were said to be on their way to Ambrose Ali University, AAU, at Ekpoma for the convocation of the university.

Three other survivors were said to have been rushed to the Central Hospital in Benin City for medical attention.

It was learnt that a good Samaritan rushed the survivors and the dead to the First SAVAN Centre at the hospital.

At the Central Hospital, a source confirmed that accident victims were brought in but declined to give details.

As of the time of filing this report, arrangements were on to evacuate the driver of the Hilux van to a private hospital for adequate medical care.

The State Commissioner of Police, Danmallam Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, described it as “very unfortunate.”

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