NSCDC vehicle carrying election materials to Lagos crashes in Abuja


A Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps vehicle conveying election materials from Abuja to Lagos crashed on Friday evening, election eve.

The accident reportedly occurred at the Giri Roundabout bridge in Abuja. The vehicle was also carrying operatives of the NSCDC to Lagos.

In a video on social media, people are seen rendering helping to pick up papers suspected to be electoral materials littered on the ground.

A man who spoke in the video said some of the passengers were injured adding that one of them sustained a head injury.

He however added that some senior officials of the NSCDC were moved to a different location.

He said, “When the accident happened the people at the back hit the wood and one person in front had a cut on the head. I don’t know if he will be able to survive.

“We then called for help. But some of the senior officers were moved to Gwarindada.”

As at the time of filling this report it was unclear whether there were any casualties or not.

Source: PUNCH

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