The Northern regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party Alhaji Daniel Bugri Naabu has been involved in a near - fatal accident Thursday dawn.
The unfortunate incident is said to have occurred when chairman was returning to Tamale after his campaign visits at Sawla and Bole to garner votes in the upcoming regional executives’ elections scheduled for Saturday, 28 April 2018.
The V8 Toyota Land Cruiser vehicle of Alhaji Naabu somersaulted several times after it crashed at Larbanga near Damango in the West Gonja district.
The Northern Regional Communication Director of NPP, Isshaque Abdul- Latif who confirmed the incident to Nana Kwabena Amptatwum ,the host of Silver FM’s Morning show dubbed ‘Omanbapa’ said;
"Yes.The chairman has been involved in an accident just around the Larabanga mosque but he is doing quite well and currently at the Tamale Teaching hospital receiving medical attention and he is responding to treatment "
According to Abdul- Latif, six other persons including a police guard who were with the Chairman also sustained various degrees of injuries and are receiving treatment.
According to him, Mr. Naabu is now in a stable condition at the Tamale Teaching Hospital but awaiting to be airlifted to Accra for further medical attention.
The outspoken NPP chairman in the Northern Region is seeking re-election slated.
He is been contested by five others for the regional chairmanship position.
They are; Mohammed A. Baantima Samba who has been tipped by many as the favourite to unseat the incumbent, Alhaji Abdallah Hindu who is the current Regional Organiser, Alhaji Mugisu Sibawey a serial contestant for the Regional Chairman, Daniel Bugri Naabu the incumbent and Amadu Inusah Dagomba Boy the Yendi Constituency Chairman.
David / silveronline24