The convoy of Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo was involved in a fatal crash yesterday night along the Gombe-Yola highway.
The accident which killed one person and left six others wounded, occurred when the governor was returning to the state capital after he went to inspect some on-going projects at Shingom Local Government Area.
Information Nigeria learnt that a speeding pickup ran into the governor’s convoy, but he escaped unhurt.
The injured victims of the accident are said to be receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre, Gombe.
The Mobile Police Commander for Gombe State, Superintendent G.S Yaro,whose official vehicle was also involved in the accident, while confirming the incident, said that none of the occupants of his vehicle was injured.