The Taraba state acting Governor, Alhaji Garba Umar, on Monday was involved in a road accident along the Gombe/Bauchi Road.
Umar was said to be on his way to pay a condolence visit to Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State over the death of his sister last week when the accident occured.
According to report, some vehicles in Umar’s covoy collided with others on the convoy of the Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Suleiman Rilwanu Adamu, at about 11.32 am at Shafuri village in Bauchi.
Umar escaped unhurt even as two people sustained injuries while about seven escort vehicles were destroyed.
Three of the damaged escort vehicles belonged to the Taraba State government while the others were on the Emir’s.
Some of the damaged vehicles had their registration numbers as TSGH 01 or Escort 1, Escort 2, Escort 3 and S. FADARI.
His Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Kefas Sule, who confirmed the accident however told reporters that the accident was not a fatal one and the acting governor and everybody on the entourage survived.
Also speaking on the autocrash, the state Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Mr Henry Olatunji said that only two out of the 16 persons that were involved in the crash, sustained injuries.