Driver Killed, 3 Injured in Accident Involving Convoy of Popular Southwest Governor

Driver Killed, 3 Injured in Accident Involving Convoy of Popular Southwest Governor

  • Ramon Mustapha, a driver in Governor Seyi Makinde's convoy, has been reported dead after involving in a fatal accident
  • It was gathered that he died while on duty when the governor was returning to the state capital after a town hall meeting with PDP stakeholders
  • Mustapha has been laid to rest according to Islamic rites, while three other persons involved in the auto crash were severely injured

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Oyo, Ibadan - An emerging report has confirmed that the convoy of Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has been involved in a fatal accident.

In a report by The Nation newspaper, it was gathered that the incident transpired on Tuesday, December 6 while the governor was on his way to Ibadan the state capital after concluding a town meeting in Saki with stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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Seyi Makinde, Convoy, Accident, Driver
The accident transpired when Governor Seyi Makinde was heading back to the state capital from a meeting with PDP stakeholders in Saki. Photo: Governor Seyi Makinde
Source: UGC

In a more tragic situation, one of the drivers of the convey, Ramon Mustapha was reported dead due to the impact of the accident where the vehicle tumbled severally. gathered that three other persons were severely injured in the fatal auto-crash.

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Eye witness recount incident as family of deceased buries victim

Recounting the scene of the accident, a source who chose to be unnamed said the driver smashed his head and could not survive the crash.

The deceased driver was on Wednesday, December 7 laid to rest at his residence in Amuloko according to Islamic rites.

Meanwhile, all efforts to reach Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde proved abortive.

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In another development, there seems to be no standing solution as regards the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

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The Oyo state government and the ministry of works and housing have been involved in a heated exchange of words over the completion of the road.

The ministry blamed the Oyo state government for its drainage construction as the reason for the delay, an allegation the latter vehemently refuted.

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Meanwhile, the governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, has expressed hope that the crisis rocking the PDP will be resolved before the 2023 general election.

Asked who the G5 Governors will back for the 2023 presidency, Governor Makinde said it was too earlier make their position known.

The Oyo state governor said some demands had been placed before the national leadership of the PDP, and they are waiting for response.


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