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Four District Chief Executives (DCEs) in the Northern region are said to be battling for their lives at the Tamale Teaching Hospital after a ghastly accident on Monday morning while on official duty.

The four have been identified as Mion DCE-Abdallah Hashim, Hon Ahmed Alhassan Iddrisu for Zabzugu, Bimbilla DCE and the DCE for Gushegu who were travelling together in one vehicle.

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The accident occurred Monday dawn just after Nanton in the Northern region, Adom News’ Illiasu Abdul Rauf confirmed on Adom Midday News.

According to reports, the accident occurred when their vehicle collided with another vehicle on the Yapei road on their way to meet President Nana Akufo-Addo in Wa for the launch of the ‘Rearing of Food for Jobs ’ flagship programme.

Suddenly, a vehicle from Accra slammed into their vehicle causing it to somersault, the Northern Regional Minister told reporters. The car was severely damaged.

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In an interview with Adom News, Northern Regional Minister Salifu Saeed, who confirmed the incident, said preparations were being made to airlift them to the 37 Military Hospital for comprehensive medical care.

Source: | Adom News