While the Governor survived the crash and is said to be in stable condition at the Kogi State Specialist Hospital, his ADC died on the spot. His driver too is believed to be in critical condition as a result of the injuries sustained.
The Governor was returning from Ayingba where he had gone to attend an Education Summit when the accident occurred as a result of a burst tyre
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Report reaching PM indicates that the Kogi State Governor, Idris Wada, was badly hurt in a fatal road accident on Friday and is in the intensive care unit at the Kogi State Hospital in Lokoja, the state capital.
The ADC to the Kogi State Governor reportedly died on the spot.
Mr. Wada was on his way back to Lokoja from a function in Ayingba.
Doctors at the Lokoja Specialist Hospital where Mr. Wada received first aid treatment said his leg is “totally broken.”
The doctors said the governor was brought into the intensive care unit with a severely fractured femur, a senior government official said. He added that the doctors said the governor is in good condition and did not sustain major head or spinal cord injuries.
“There is hope,” he said.
The state government arranged for a helicopter which flew the governor to the National Hospital in Abuja, a source at the government house told Source.
The governor is in “serious pains,” the aide, who saw the governor at the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital, said.