By Ameer Obansa, Lokoja
A female senatorial candidate for Kogi Central senatorial district, on the platform of the Social Democratic party, (SDP) Barrister Natasha Akpoti was this evening involved in a ghastly motor accident along the Lokoja – Abuja road
An eye witness told ENDURINGNEWS Online that the accident was cause by excesive speeding and dangerous overtaking.
The source added that the occupants of the SUV Jeep she was traveling in have been evacuated and taken to an undisclosed hospital.
It was not immediately clear the extent of injury sustained by the only female senatorial candidate, our source however said no body died in the accident.
The vehicle she was driving in was said to be badly damaged as the accident according to another eye witness was caused by a dangerous overtaking by an oncoming vehicle heading to Abuja.
A family source however told ENDURINGNEWS that Barr. Natasha was in very stable condition, saying that “there was cause for alarm”
As at the time of filling this report, . efforts to reach the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Lokoja proved abortive
Bar. Natasha was formerly in the All Progressive Congress, (APC) and has remain a serious concern for the ruling party in the state, even after her defection because of her large followership.
She was said to have worn the sympathy of the people of her senatorial district due to her social crusade appeal , philanthropic gesture and efforts at drawing attention to the resuscitation of the moribund Ajaokuta steel company located in her senatorial district .
She was said to have defected from the ruling APC when it was obvious that that the governor had an anointed candidate.
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