Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday alighted from his vehicle to assist in the rescue of an accident victim.
The victim, Miss Anukam Angela, who was driving alone in a wine Toyota Corolla with number plate EKY 415 CG, at about 8.15am, lost control and rammed into the median of the road along Osborne Road, Ikoyi, before the vehicle somersault.
Angela’s sister, Amaka, who was contacted shortly after the crash, said she was treated for minor injuries free and discharged on the order of the governor.
She said the ambulance also conveyed her sister back to her residence at 3, Efosa Ehiedu Close, off Modupe Thomas Estate, Ajah, while the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority assisted in towing the vehicle away from the roadside to prevent traffic gridlock.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Habib Aruna, said, “What the governor has done is typical of him. It is indeed a demonstration of his concern to the well-being of every resident and Miss Angela is not an exception.
“He has also, with this act, shown his commitment to an all inclusive approach in protecting the lives and property of citizens in the state.”