Plateau State Governor’s Convoy Involved in Fatal Accident

A fatal road accident involving the convoy of Governor Lalong has claimed the lives of two policemen.

The convoy of the Plateau state governor was involved in a fatal accident at Mikang, in Mikang local government area of the state on Friday, June 3.

The governor had gone to the southern senatorial zone of the state to commission some of the projects executed by his government during his first year in office.

An eye witness in the convoy revelaed that the two policemen, were hanging on a Hilux Van belonging to the state’s private security outfit, ‘Operation Rainbow’, when the driver of the van veered into a corner and flung the unsuspecting victims off the van.

Both policemen were said to have landed on their heads, resulting in the instant death of one, while the other died on his way to the hospital.

Reacting to the accident, Superintendent Abuh Emmanuel, the state police public relations officer, said he was yet to receive details on the incident from the Mikang Divisional Police Officer.

He said: “As I speak to you now, I have not got detailed information about the incident. I am waiting now. Anytime I get elaborate information, I will let you know.”



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