Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State was on Friday involved in an accident.
POLITICS NIGERIA learned that several persons including two members of the Benue State House of Assembly were injured when Ortom’s convoy crashed.
The accident occurred this morning when the governor and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporters were traveling to the Utokon community of Ado Local Government Area (LGA) in continuation of the party governorship campaign rally.
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 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.