The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi on Saturday, visited the Akaeze bridge, the scene of the tragic accident that reportedly claimed many lives.
Umahi made it clear that he was saddened by the ugly incident and gave an order that a full investigation into the accident be carried out.
According to him, “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”.
The accident involved a Mercedes Benz 608 model bus, which plunged into the Akaeze Ukwu River on Friday evening killing at least 14 persons.