Seven persons have been killed in a ghastly auto accident involving the advance team of Governor Godwin Obaseki on Benin-Auchi Expressway.
Those affected include five adults and two children as several other persons were also injured.
One of the Governor’s driver was also injured
It was gathered that the accident occurred at Ehorin Uhunmwode Local Government Area, when a Toyota Hilux van on the Governor’s advance team had a head-on collision with a passenger Audi car.
The advance team were said to be on their way to Ambrose Ali University, AAU, at Ekpoma for the convocation of the university.
Three other survivors were said to have been rushed to the Central Hospital in Benin City for medical attention.
The State Commissioner of Police, Danmallam Mohammed confirmed the incident, describing it as unfortunate