GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has condoled with former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the candidate of the APC in the forthcoming Edo guber election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, over the road accident that occurred during their campaign.
Two policemen died in the accident which occurred on Tuesday. It involved the campaign convoy of Oshiomhole while he was on his way to Usen in Ovia South-West local government area.
The accident happened around the by-pass in Oluku, Ovia North-East local government area of the state at about 1 pm.
Obaseki who is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Edo guber election was quoted in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, as commiserating with the families of the victims of the crash and prayed that God grants them the fortitude to bear the loss of their loved ones.
“I received the news of the accident with shock and commiserate with the former governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the candidate of the APC in the forthcoming governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu over the very unfortunate incident involving their security aides and top chieftains of the party in the campaign team.
“While we pray for strength for the families of the deceased persons, we also pray for the quick recovery of those who were injured and are receiving treatment,” Obaseki said.