Several supporters of the All Progressive Congress, APC have been injured as the convoy of the Imo State governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, got into an auto crash at Ulakwo community in Owerri North Local Government Area along Owerri-Aba road in Imo state.
The incident occurred in the evening hours of Monday, March 9, 2015 precisely around 5pm while Okorocha was on his way back from the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport in the company of supporters who went to welcome him after a two-week long trip.
Although the governor pulled through the accident without any injury, several cars of the party supporters were reportedly damaged but no body was reported dead from the crash.
An eye witness told Daily Times that one of the drivers in the convoy lost control and his car somersaulted several times.
Meanwhile, it was learnt that five members of the party’s Youth Vanguard lost consciousness while about 12 others sustained varying degrees of injuries following the crash.
They were immediately rushed to a hospital for medical attention.