A trailer ran into the convoy of the Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Nsima Ekere, on his way to Calabar to receive visiting Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo to Cross River state, living a policeman in the convoy dead, while others sustained injuries.
A release by the media directorate of the NDDC, reads,
“The convoy of the Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, has been involved in a road mishap.
“The incident, along the Calabar-Itu Road, occurred when a trailer ran into the pilot vehicle carrying policemen attached to the NDDC Managing Director who was on his way to Calabar to receive the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.
“The victims were immediately taken to a nearby hospital where they are receiving urgent medical attention for injuries. Unfortunately, one of the policemen could not be saved.
Members of the entourage in other vehicles were unhurt in the unfortunate incident.”