Photo of an official vehicle involved in a deadly accident has caused fear, with many people asking if Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia is safe.
‘Is Ghana’s Vice President Bawumia involved in car accident?’ is the top heartbreaking question you find in Google search since the photo went viral on Friday, February 11, 2022.
Indeed, information was rife on social media blogs that the convoy of Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia was involved in an accident, and one person had died on the spot while two others were seriously injured when the vehicle they were travelling in veered off the main Buipe-Tamale road.
Checks by Kasatintin.com have found that Dr Bawumia is safe.
‘Vice President Dr. Bawumia’s convoy has not been involved in any accident’, his Spokesperson Dr Gideon Boako clarified in a post.
The Office of the Vice President explained that only a vehicle in the advance security team of the Vice President crashed on the Tamale Highway a few days ago.
Dr Boako said ‘A vehicle in the advance team of security that usually go ahead of the Vice President unfortunately got involved in an accident on their way to Tamale some three days ago’.
‘Vice President Bawumia is currently leading a government delegation to mourn with the family and friends of the late Hon. Joseph Kofi Adda, former MP for Navrongo Central and Minister for Aviation’, he added.