Wednesday 3 June 2020
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1 dead, 5 injured in NDDC MD’s convoy accident

  • The convoy of NDDC MD, Obong Nsima Ekere, has been involved in a road mishap – A policeman reportedly died in the accident
  • Five others were said to have sustained injuries


The convoy of the managing director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Obong Nsima Ekere was on Thursday, June 1, involved in an accident on Calabar road, Vanguard reports.

NAIJ gathered that the incident, occurred along the Calabar-Itu Road, when a trailer ran into the pilot vehicle carrying policemen attached to Ekere who was on his way to Calabar to receive the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.

Unfortunately one policeman died while five others sustained injures. The convoy of the Managing Director of NDDC, Nsima Ekere, has been involved in a road mishap.


The former deputy governor of Akwa Ibom state replaced Ibim Semenitari who was the acting managing director of the NDDC.

Ekere is from Akwa Ibom state and has a degree from the University of Nigeria in Nsukka. He worked in the private sector doing estate evaluation and real estate development.


In 2011, Ekere was nominated to be the deputy governor alongside Godswill Akpabio but he later resigned when he risked getting impeached by politicians.

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