An official staff car belonging to Lieutenant General T.Y. Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, has been involved in an accident.
According to the Army, the accident occurred at Jere town, on the way to Kaduna, on Sunday evening.
The car was in a convoy alongside other vehicles when a lone civilian vehicle veered off its lane and rammed into the car.
Although Buratai wasn’t in the car, the ADC sustained minor injuries and was rushed to the hospital for treatment.
BREAKING:The COAS' official staff car had an accident at Jere town on the way to Kaduna today 11 November 2018 at about 6.00 p.m. The staff car was in a convoy along with other vehicles when a lone civilian vehicle veered off its lane and rammed into the staff car. pic.twitter.com/WXCovfXdBI
— Nigerian Army (@HQNigerianArmy) November 11, 2018
The force also informed the concerned public that the driver of the civilian car that rammed into the convoy of the COAS is presently receiving medical attention at a Nigerian Army Medical facility and investigation has shown that the driver was under the influence of alcohol when the accident happened.