Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Tuesday in Owerri, donated N200,000 to Mr Patrick Nnewuihe, the driver of the Mercedes 200 Benz that collided with his motorcade in Orlu on April 12.
Okorocha made the announcement at a news conference shortly after his arrival from Europe where he underwent treatment for the head injury he sustained in the accident.
He said the money was donated to the man to enable him to repair his car which was damaged during the crash.
The governor said he had returned to the state hale and hearty to continue with his work.
He said that he had to travel out of the country for proper medical examination to really ascertain the condition of his head
The governor thanked Imo people for praying for him, adding that his doctor confirmed him fit before coming back.
Okorocha described the auto crash as “one out of a thousand cases of accidents that you find survivors”.
He urged road users in the state to drive carefully, adding that if the incident could happen to a governor, it could as well happen to anybody on the road.
The governor said that he had forgiven the owner of the car that ran into his motorcade, resulting in the accident and added that he had been released by the police.
In his reaction, Nnwuihe apologised to the governor for what happened and thanked God for saving his life and that of the governor.
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