Kogi Senator in auto crash

Mr Ahmed Ogembe, the Senator representing Kogi Central on Friday survived an auto crash along the Abuja-Lokoja road on his way to Okene for elections.

Mr Duke Opeyemi, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Senator, disclosed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja.

He said that the accident occurred at about 9 a.m on Friday, at Gegu community in Kotonkarfe LGA of Kogi state.

Ogembe is seeking re-election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 National Assembly election in Kogi central.

According to Opeyemi, his bulletproof car somersaulted several times, but the senator and other occupants of the vehicle came out alive and un-hurt.

The senator expressed gratitude to God for saving his life and that of the people with him.

He prayed for more of God’s protection over his life, his family and the entire people of his constituents and Kogi state at large.