Three military officers on Monday lost their lives while one was seriously injured after the convoy of the son of former military head of State, Gen Ibrahim Babangida, Mohammed had an accident on the Minna-Suleja Highway in Niger State.
According to SaharaReporters, the son of the military head of state who was travelling with his family to Abuja, escaped death as his convoy ran into an articulated vehicle loaded with tomatoes along the Minna-Suleja Road.
A further report revealed that the military officers died in the accident after their black Prado SUV had a head-on collision with the articulated vehicle travelling in the opposite direction.
Eyewitnesses noted that Mohammed was travelling to the Federal Capital Territory in a Honda Space bus with other members of his family behind the security vehicle.
“Three soldiers died and one was left critically injured as the convoy of Mohammed Babangida, the son of the former military Head of State was involved in the accident. He was travelling to Abuja in a Honda Space bus with other members of his family behind the security vehicle.
“No member of the Babangida family was hurt in the accident. The injured soldier is currently receiving treatment at the National Hospital in Abuja,” an eyewitness disclosed.