- Tragedy has been averted in Abuja as a leading chieftain of the APC in Delta state survived a ghastly accident
- The APC chieftain, Chief (Amb) Uba A. Michael is contesting for the Delta governorship ticket in the party
- The party stalwart, however, said he only survived minor injuries in the accident which occurred on the airport road in the Nigerian capital
FCT, Abuja - Leading Delta state governorship aspirant of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief (Amb) Uba A. Michael was on Saturday, May 14 involved in a ghastly motor accident along the popular airport road in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The Delta APC chieftain was driving himself when he reportedly collided with another car along the expressway.
Although he was seen to have miraculously survived the accident with minor scratches, the car was seen to have been badly damaged.
Confirming the accident to PM News, he said:
PAY ATTENTION: Follow us on Instagram - get the most important news directly in your favourite app!
“I am thankful to God for saving my life, I am fine now with minor injuries.”
Uba Michael is a prominent politician and businessman from Delta state and currently chairs the board of Ubacle Group.
He has done many empowerment programs in his region and especially in Ughelli North local government area where he hails from.
He is currently aspiring to become the flagbearer of the APC in the primary election for the gubernatorial election in Delta state.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa lists ways to reduce road crashes in Nigeria
In a related development, Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has said that reducing road crashes in Nigeria should be treated as a national emergency to prevent people from dying from avoidable road accidents.
Okowa made the disclosure at the 2021 Road Marshal Assistant Drivers Basic Course Passing Out Parade (POP) held at the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Marshal Inspectorate Training School, Owa-Alero, Ika North East local government area of the state.
The governor also said his administration was proud to have made modest contributions to road safety in Nigeria and called for a national emergency to reduce road crashes in the country.
FRSC promotes 2 ACMs, 4 CCs, 39 DCCs, 64 senior officers
Meanwhile, no fewer than 1000 officers have been promoted by the board of the FRSC.
The announcement was made on Thursday, March 31 via a statement issued by the corps public education officer, Bisi Kazeem.
The promotion exercise was based on specific criteria met by the promoted officers which included oral interviews, physical tests, and physical exercise.