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Imo Govt Offsets Medical Bills Of IMSU Road Crash Victims

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The Government of Imo State has announced that it will foot the bills of the accident victims hospitalized at the Federal University Teaching Hospital, Owerri following last weekend’s ghastly accident.

The Eastern Updates gathered that the incident happened just a little after 7pm on Saturday night.

Sources said the heavy duty truck was driving against traffic and eventually rammed into three mini buses with full load of nine passengers each.

Governor Hope Uzodinma who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Lady Chinyere Ekomaru, on a visit to the hospital said the government feels a sense of compassion to the victims.

“I urge all Imolites to continue to pray for the quick recovery of the victims at this moment of trial and pray for the repose of the souls of the unfortunate dead ones. There’s still hope for the living as some have been discharged already”, the governor submitted.

The Chief Medical Director of Federal University Teaching Hospital, Owerri, Dr Kingsley Achigbu, said, “The timely evacuation of the victims from the accident scene helped a lot in saving their lives. Upon the arrival of victims to the hospital, immediate attention was given to them.

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Thirteen victims were brought in with two dead on arrival. He said nine of them are still alive, some of whom have multiple fractures and are being prepared for surgeries, while the rest who are stable are already discharged”, the CMD informed

Ekomaru and the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Nnamdi Anyaehie, visited the hospital, relaying the promise of the governor to take care of the victims’ bills.

The Eastern Updates had earlier reported that an auto crash involving a truck and some commercial buses at the Imo State University Junction in Owerri led to the death of about six passengers, including a lecturer in the state university, Dr Nick Isinwa, and left many injured.

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