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Gov, Ortom's convoy involved in an accident, lawmakers injured


Governor Samuel Ortom's convoy was involved in an accident on Friday morning, January 20. 

 The accident occurred while his convoy was heading for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship campaign rally in Utokon community, Ado LGA of the state.

Punch reported that 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.

 While no death was recorded, some persons were injured, including three lawmakers of the state house of assembly. The lawmakers were taken to the hospital and are in “stable condition”.

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.

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