Two dispatch riders of the Vice President’s convoy were on Thursday involved in an accident.
Reports said the incident occurred at Song, a village in the Mion district when a Nissan Patrol vehicle crossed the dispatch riders as the convoy of the vice president, Mahamudu Bawumia was moving from Yendi to Tamale.
The Northern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammed Yussif Tanko said riders of motorbikes with registration number GP-4135 and GP-4425 were thrown off the motorbike and crashed on the ground.
One of the riders who was badly injured was rushed to the Tamale Teaching Hospital for treatment.
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is on a four-day tour of the Northern region. On day one of his tour, he met with the Regent of Dagbon, Kampakuya Naa Abdulai Yakubu Andani at the Gbewa Palace at Yendi.
The Vice President revealed that the government has allocated an amount of $3million to start the Yendi water project, as the water situation in the area is a challenge the government intends to fix soon.