Three Journalists Die In Crash With Governor Oshimhole’s Convoy

Three journalists lost their lives when they crashed into the convoy of the Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
A statement by the Special Adviser (Media) to Oshiomhole, Tony Iyare, said the news men were those with the African Independent Television and Independent Television.

Iyare said in the statement titled: Oshiomhole’s convoy in road mishap: “Three journalists died while several others including security details were injured when a tipper lorry rammed into the convoy of

“The accident occurred about 12.45pm, shortly after the convoy which was coming from an Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) rally in Afuze, passed Warrake, located in Owan East Local Government Area of the state.
“The incident happened when the lorry lost control, veering off its track and heading straight for the Governor’s car missing it by the whiskers.

“It later hit the Toyota Land Cruiser conveying security details which immediately somersaulted. The lorry also hit the bus conveying the Government House Press Crew.


“The three journalists – two from Independent Television (ITV) and one from African Independent Television (AIT) lost their lives. Several other journalists and security details who sustained various degrees of injuries are now being treated at Otibhokhai Specialist Hospital, Irrua and Central Hospital, Benin City.

“Oshiomhole, visibly shaken by the unfortunate event personally supervised the ferrying of the casualties to the hospital. He later paid condolence visits to the bereaved families. The planned rally to kick off Oshiomhole’s campaign in Edo South Senatorial Zone scheduled for Saturday was put off as a result of the incident.”


  1. nigeria has no leaders just a bunch of day one of their family members most share from ds boko haram bombing.fellow nigerians take note no one is safe!

  2. It was too much of a coincidence for a transit lorry at the instant of sighting Gov Adam‘s convoy to suddenly lose control and veer off the road heading straight to the Comrade Gov‘s car which escaped head on collision by a hair‘s breath. But still rammed into other vehicles in the convoy and causing casualties.
    Methinks this is a master-minded act of a desperate opposition politician who wants to eliminate the Comrde Gov.
    Fortunately the Gov survived the assassination attempt on his life. But unfortunately 3 journalists were killed instead.
    This dastard act of an accident nust be thoroughly investigated and the culprit and cohorts made to pay through their anus.

  3. Oshimole should go for more prayer because Obasanjo visit is unwelcome one. Le him move quickly before another disaster will happen to him, That blood sucking monster will not suceed

  4. Thank GOD there are stil wondaful youth who use dere brains and eyes.
    The lorry driver should be interrogated cos dere are stil more stories behind dis assasilation planned mission dan just a break failure.

  5. Azazi has said it all. PDP (Peoples Destroyer Party) is behind every crisis and mishap in today’s Nigeria eg reckless killing in d north, assasination attempt on our Comrade. They may deny but we know.


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