- Senator Nicholas Tofowomo was involved in a car crash at Igbara Oke along Ilasha – Akure road
- The aide to the Ondo lawmaker said he was responding to treatment in a hospital
- There was no death recorded in the crash that also involved three other persons
Senator Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo south senatorial district, who was involved in a fatal auto crash on September 5, is in good condition and responding to treatment in hospital, Olumide Akunrinlola, the senator’s media aide has said.
Akunrinlola, in a statement on Sunday, September 8 in Okitipupa, said although the auto crash was fatal but no life was lost in the accident which involved four occupants.
He said: “Although the accident is fatal but no life was lost and I can confirm to you that the senator and other occupants in the vehicle were responding to treatments.”
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the accident occurred at Igbara Oke along Ilasha – Akure road, a suburb of Akure, Ondo state capital.
Senator Tofowomo alongside Mr Banji Okunomo, a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant for Ondo 2020 as well as two other PDP women stalwarts were on their way to Ibadan for a function on the fateful day.
Meanwhile, Senator Tofowomo called on federal government of Nigeria to sanction South Africa government immediately over xenophobic attack on Nigerians and other Africans.
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The Ondo South senator described the frequent attack on Nigerians by South Africans as a war against Nigeria. He added that, the government of South Africa did not do enough to protect Nigerians who stood by them during the apartheid era.
The senator also said that South African government has lost control; he advises all Nigerians in the country to as a matter of urgency seek refuge in neighbouring countries pending when they would return back to their country home.
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