4 government officials sustain serious injuries in road accident (Photo)

4 government officials sustain serious injuries in road accident (Photo)

Four government officials have been rushed to the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) following an accident in the Northern region.

YEN.com.gh understands that they were involved in a car accident while on the way to the Upper West region to support the launch of a programme.

Information available shows that the incident occurred on Monday, June 24, 2019 at dawn, as they journeyed to assist the president launch a programme.

4 government officials sustain serious injuries in road accident (Photo)

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According to the regional minister, Salifu Saeed, those involved in the accident are the district (DCE) and municipal chief executives (MCE) from the Northern region.

They have been identified as the Zabzugu DCE, Iddisah Ahmed, Gushiegu DCE, Musah Issah, Mion DCE, Mohammed Hashim Abdullah, and the Bimbilla Municipal Chief Executive, Abdulai Yaqoue.

4 government officials sustain serious injuries in road accident (Photo)

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Saeed revealed that the officials decided to carpool, using the 4-wheel Nissan car of the Zabzugu DCE, to attend the launch of the Rearing for Food and Jobs programme in the Upper West regional capital, Wa.

Per a report from myjoyonline.com, a bus from Accra slammed into their vehicle, causing it to somersault.

4 government officials sustain serious injuries in road accident (Photo)

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Source: UGC

The car was severely damaged and the driver of the bus broke his legs in the crash, while three of the officials are in critical condition and are receiving treatment at the Tamale Teaching Hospital.

The Bimbilla MCE however sustained minor injuries.

The three critically injured DCEs are expected to be transported to Accra to receive an all-inclusive medical care.

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