- Rotimi Amaechi has suffered a tiny crack in his bone
- As a result of this, he is currently walking with the use of crutches
- His aide says Amaechi was also not suffering from knee arthritis or lower motor neuron lesion
In what has caused many Nigerians periods of speculations, Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi has suffered a hairline fracture.
The minister was recently seen in a viral photo walking with the aid of crutches in Katsina state.
The news of the fracture was confirmed by Amaechi’s close associate and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Eze Chukwuemeka Eze.
Others however said that he might be having either plantar fascitis, hemiplegia scissors gait or motor neuron lesion.
According to him, Amaechi is not suffering from any terrible disease. He added that it was only a hairline fracture and that he is getting better.
In another development, Legit.ng had reported that in what will always be known as a black day, another 15 lives have been lost in Nigeria. They were killed in two separate auto crashes that occurred on Friday, January 15.
The accident which also claimed the lives of 6 siblings - four girls and two boys - occurred in Arue-Uromi and Agbede, in Edo state.
The Arue-Uromi accident reportedly provoked anger, tears and sorrow.
Legit.ng had reported that a former deputy speaker of the House of representatives, Babangida Nguroje, has lost seven members of his family in a road accident.
The accident happened along Akwanga-Keffi road in Nasarawa state on the night of Saturday, January 9.
Legit.ng gathered that the family members were reportedly returning to Abuja from a trip to Taraba when the tragic incident occurred.
Legit.ng had alo reported that Muhammad Tambari Yabo, a retired Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), died at the Usman Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto state, on Saturday, January 9, after a brief illness.
It was reported that though details of his illness were not made public yet, Legit.ng noted that the retired senior police officer died at a time more deaths are being recorded from the coronavirus pandemic.
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