Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Saturday, visited the Akaeze bridge, the scene of the tragic accident that reportedly claimed 14 lives.
Governor David Umahi explained to SURGENIG NEWS NIGERIA that he was saddened by the ugly incident and gave an order that a full investigation into the accident is carried out.
“I am saddened over this ugly incident. It is indeed devastating but we cannot question God
“I sympathise with the families of those that are involved in this ugly incident and urge them to look unto God in this trying time as only Him can close the vacuum.
“I equally call on all the security agencies to as a matter of urgency, expedite action in unveiling the reason behind the ugly occurrence as I urge drivers to always exercise caution while plying routes,” he said.
It was earlier that a Mercedes Benz 608 model bus plunged into the Akeze Ukwu river on Friday evening killing at least 14 persons.