Injured Journalists In Oshiomhole’s convoy receive N15m repreive

Four years after the fatal accident that involved the convoy of  Governor Adams Oshiomhole that led to the death of three journalists;  George Okosun, Olatunji Jacobs and Fidelis Ohani of a local television  and radio station and African Independent Television (AIT) and several  others injured, relief yesterday came the way of seven of the other  journalists in the convoy who had been undergoing serious health  challenges majorly relating to fracture as the government promised N15million as succour and immediately directed a medical review of their  situation for further action.

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The accident happened on April the 28, 2012, when Oshiomhole then  seeking a second term went on campaign to parts of Edo north  senatorial district.


Four of the victims have challenges with their legs while three others  are facing different challenges.


The plight of the journalists who are staff of the state’s ministry of  information, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria and National  Orientation Agency (NOA), was brought before the governor when the  leadership of the state executive council led by Sir Roland Osakue,  paid a courtesy call on the governor where the governor directed that  the victims be brought before him.

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Oshiomhole, who personally accessed the victims, however regretted  the seeming abandonment which he said may be as a result of breakdown  in communication