General News of Thu, 18 May 201795
Two dispatch riders in Bawumia’s convoy involved in accident
Two of Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia’s dispatch riders have reportedly been involved in an accident Thursday.
According to reports, the rider crashed into a Nissan Patrol vehicle which crossed him at Song, a village in the Mion district when the convoy was moving from Yendi to Tamale. the dispatch rider was thrown off the motorbike and crashed onto the ground.
The Northern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammed Yussif Tanko confirmed the accident to Adom News.
He said riders of motorbikes with registration number GP-4135 and GP-4425 were thrown off the motorbike and crashed onto the ground.
Adom News’ Illiasu Abdul Rauf who was part of the Vice President’s convoy said the rider who sustained injuries and was rushed to the Tamale Teaching Hospital for treatment.
The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is on a four-day tour of the Northern region.
The tour which is his first since he assumed office will afford him the opportunity to tour most parts of the region and also visit his hometown.
Meanwhile, Dr. Bawumia called on the Overlord of the Gonjaland, at his palace in Damongo and revealed plans are far advance to end the water crisis in the area.
Dr. Bawumia said government has secured a 30 million funding for the Yendi water project which would help end the perennial water crisis Yendi municipality.