The convoy of the Deputy Governor of Ondo state, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, was in a ghastly road accident in the state earlier today on Aponmu-Owena along Ondo road.
The accident reportedly killed four persons including a teenager traveling with a traditional ruler. A white Toyota Camry conveying a traditional ruler, the Osomakinde of Ife Tuntun in Osun State, Oba Taofik Olaposi was traveling from Osun state to Akure when it was caught in the over speeding convoy of the deputy governor.
A source told Saharareporters that the accident occurred as a result of reckless driving on the part of the deputy governor’s convoy.
The Deputy Governor convoy was said to have been over speeding to Ondo town to attend a ceremony in the ancient town.
The local monarch is now receiving treatment at a hospital in Akure.
As at the time of filing, this report, the corps of those who died were being deposited at the state specialist hospital in Akure
The Deputy Governor did not sustain injuries. He has since been taken to Akure the state capital, where Government house doctors examined him.