The convoy of the Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, has been involved in auto-crash on Friday.
Several persons including two members of the Benue State House of Assembly were said to have been injured in the incident.
The accident occurred on Friday when the governor and the Peoples Democratic Party supporters were traveling to the Utokon community of Ado Local Government Area in continuation of the party governorship campaign rally.
According to report, the incident occurred when the driver of a branded bus fully loaded with PDP supporters lost control and rammed into three vehicles; a Jeep, a security vehicle, and another bus in the convoy.
Several people including state lawmakers representing Guma and Kwande West in the state assembly were injured.
The incident also affected other vehicles.
The motorcade in the convoy consisted of the state’s deputy governor, Engr Benson Abounu; Senator Abba Moro; House of Representatives members, and House of Assembly members from Benue South district; among other top government and party officials in the state.
Meanwhile, an ambulance attached to the convoy evacuated the injured persons to the hospital while the rest continued with the journey.