Podium Collapses At Pro-Jonathan Rally In Minna, Dignitaries Injured

2Very important personalities at the North Central rally of the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria, TAN, in Minna, Niger State, on Saturday sustained various degree of injuries following the collapse of the podium they were on.

The dignitaries on the podium included the Niger State governor and his wife, Secretary to the Federal Government, ministers, Senators and other political chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Niger-East Senator-elect, Dr Shem Zagbayi Nuhu, Director of Protocol to Niger State governor, Capt. Musa Baro, Director General Public Affairs, Tanko Dada and a reporter with the NTA, Minna, Dauda Mohammed were among those who were injured.

Some of the victims were rushed to Bay Clinic, Tunga and General Hospital, Minna.

Those who escaped unhurt were later moved to another podium.