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Monday, August 31, 2015
Godswill Akpabio Involved In An Auto Crash In Abuja
The Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio was on Monday involved in a car accident while on his way to the airport for an international trip.
Report has that the ex-governor ran into the car of a foreign envoy around 7.30am near the Bolingo Hotel in the Central Business District of Abuja. The identity of the envoy was yet to be ascertained.
Witnesses said immediately after the accident, Akpabio who was in the car with his driver was rushed to the National Hospital.
Both the vehicles of the Senator and that of the envoy had been evacuated.But safety officials who participated in the rescue of the Senator said the minority leader sustained injury on his chest.
“Akpabio’s driver did not sustain any injury but the senator suffered some injuries in the chest region,” he said.
Responding to reporters, the Chief Information Officer of National Hospital, Rabiah Labaran confirmed that the Senator was rushed to the Hospital after the crash.
He said “He was brought in this morning after he had a car crash as I learnt. He was brought in from the Bolingo Hotel junction.
It was gathered that the Senator who was first admitted at the trauma unit has been taken to the private wing of the hospital.
The Governor of Akwa Ibom, Mr. Udom Gabriel Emmanuel and Deputy Minority Whip, Senator Biodun Olujimi were seen at the Hospital.
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