Ambode rescues accident victim in Lagos
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday
alighted from his vehicle to assist in the rescue of an
The victim, Miss Anukam Angela, who was driving alone in
a wine Toyota Corolla with number plate EKY 415 CG, at
about 8.15am, lost control and rammed into the median of
the road along Osborne Road, Ikoyi, before the vehicle
Ambode, who was heading to the office through the
direction before the incident occurred, ordered his convoy to
stop at the scene so as to enable him to assess the
situation as well as help rescue the passengers.
The governor instructed the ambulance attached to his
convoy to convey the victim, who was in a state of shock,
and could barely move or talk, to the Lagos Island General
Hospital for treatment.
Angelaâ€™s sister, Amaka, who was contacted shortly after the
crash, said she was treated for minor injuries free and
discharged on the order of the governor.
She said the ambulance also conveyed her sister back to
her residence at 3, Efosa Ehiedu Close, off Modupe Thomas
Estate, Ajah, while the Lagos State Traffic Management
Authority assisted in towing the vehicle away from the
roadside to prevent traffic gridlock.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Habib Aruna,
said, â€œWhat the governor has done is typical of him. It is
indeed a demonstration of his concern to the well-being of
every resident and Miss Angela is not an exception.
â€œHe has also, with this act, shown his commitment to an all
inclusive approach in protecting the lives and property of
citizens in the state.â€
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