Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, Saturday evening rescued victims of an accident which occurred on the Bauchi-Kano road.
It was gathered that the accident occurred at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) main campus at Gubi.
The Governor, who returned to Bauchi from Abuja, where he attended the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) National Executive Committee meeting on Thursday, through the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport, stopped his convoy on reaching the accident scene.
VELOXNEWS learnt that the governor personally led the rescue operation in which five victims, who sustained varying degree of injuries, were rescued.
The accident, it was gathered involved two Opel Vectra cars which had head on collision. No life was, however, lost in the accident.
The Director of Press, Government House, Alhassan Suleiman Dambam, informed that Governor Mohammed ordered that the victims be evacuated to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH) in Bauchi.
Dambam added that the governor said he would pay the victims’ bill and directed that they be given prompt treatment.
Confirming the accident, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Bauchi State Sector of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Rilwanu Sulaiman, said five persons were injured, while no one died in the accident.
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