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Two die, two injured in ex-president Jonathan’s convoy accident

A vehicle in the convoy of the former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday was involved in ghastly accident. 

No fewer than two person were said to have died in the accident and two others who are police officers were seriously injured.

Our correspondent learnt that one of the vehicles over sped and rammed into another.

The accident occurred around the Bill Clinton Drive area of the Federal Capital Territory around 4:30pm. 

The former president, it was learnt, was coming from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport to his residence in Abuja when the crashed happened.

It was further gathered that the former president was unhurt while those injured were rushed to the National hospital. 

When contacted, the Federal Road Safety Commission Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, confirmed the incident.

He, however said those rushed to the hospital are responding to treatment.

Kazeem said, “It was is convoy. Nothing happened to him and his car is not involved in the accident. The vehicles in his convy had a bash and two died, two are at the national hospital and are recuperating. Seven cars were however involved in the accident. ”

The Public Relations Officers of the National hospital in Abuja , Tayo Haastrup, also confirmed the incident.

He said, “The former president was not involved it was one of the convoy.  We have two of them and they are stable.”

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