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Bauchi Gov rescues accident victims, orders prompt treatment

Bauchi Gov rescues accident victims, orders prompt treatment

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Bauchi Gov rescues accident victims, orders prompt treatment

By Matthew ELOYI

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has rescued victims of an accident that occurred on the Bauchi-Kano road on Saturday.

It was gathered that the accident occurred at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) main campus at Gubi.

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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.

It was learned that the governor personally led the rescue operation in which five victims, who sustained varying degrees of injuries, were rescued.

The accident, it was gathered involved two Opel Vectra cars that had a 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.

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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.

Bauchi Gov rescues accident victims, orders prompt treatment

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