Bawumia safe after accident, but driver of commercial car dead – aide

The convoy of Ghana’s  Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia was involved in a deadly accident at Asem Asa on the Takoradi – Cape Coast highway. The Vice President was returning from the Western Region on Saturday, February 16 when the “unfortunate” happened around 6:30pm. “Vice President  Dr Mahamudu Bawumia escaped unhurt,” Dr. Gideon Boako Spokesperson of Dr. Bawumia said in a statement Saturday evening. The spokesperson said the Vice President was in the Western Region to participate in “some activities”. “The driver of a commercial vehicle which was also involved in the accident unfortunately, however passed on,” Dr. Boako said. [caption id="attachment_105633" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Vice President Bawumia[/caption] Some other passengers and security persons who were injured were conveyed to Cape Coast Regional Hospital and are responding to treatment. “Vice President Bawumia’s thoughts and prayers are with the injured and the family of the deceased,” he said. It took the timely intervention of some residents of Asem Asa, personnel from the Ghana National Fire Service and police from the Western Regional command to rescue and offer some assistance to victims. Source: | Ghana]]>

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