Wife of Yahaya Bello, Governor of Kogi state, has been involved in a car accident in the Kabba area of the state.
Onogwu Muhammed, Bello’s chief press secretary, disclosed this in a statement Saturday, saying the accident happened around Oshokoshoko, near Kabba, while the governor’s wife, Amina, and some aides were on their way to Isanlu for an All Progressives Congress (APC) woman rally.
He said the aides with the governor’s wife were Kenechi Ajayi, senior special assistant on women and children to the governor; Ejura Edward, senior special assistant to the wife of the governor on women affairs; and Adesoro Olamide.
Describing the accident as ‘minor’. the chief press secretary said all the occupants of the vehicle came out unhurt.
“In appreciation to God Almighty for his faithfulness to the New Direction family, the Kogi state government wishes to announce that three aides to the governor and his wife survived an accident this morning,” he said.
“The government appreciate God once again, that all persons are in perfect condition.
“The governors wife’s door-door campaign train continues with their rally to the western senatorial district after a successful two days outing in Kogi east.”
The accident comes one week after the helicopter of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo crash-landed in the same area.