A car in the convoy of the Edo deputy governor, Mr Philip Shaibu, was involved in an accident yesterday evening while being driven from Asaba, Delta state capital. It was revealed that the minor accident happened at a checkpoint mounted by policemen along the Asaba- Benin highway.
Some of the car occupants reportedly sustained injuries and were taken to the hospital for treatment. Ebomhiana Musa, a staff at the Edo government house shared the news. He wrote; “Convoy of Edo State Deputy Governor in a minor auto crash: The spare car in the convoy of Edo State Deputy Governor was this evening involved in a crash on its way from Asaba”. “It occurred shortly after Abudu, at a checkpoint mounted by a team of policemen. The policemen had taken advantage of a bad sport in the ever busy Asaba- Benin Expressway to mount the checkpoint which resulted in the crash”.
“However, to the glory of God, no life was lost in the crash aside the minor injuries sustained by the leader of the police team, an Inspector and the PA to the Deputy Governor”.
“They were immediately taken to the UBTH for treatment and necessary checks”.