Mr. Ahmed Ogembe, a Nigerian Senator from Kogi state on Friday was involved in a car accident along Abuja-Lokoja route while going to Okene to take part in the elections.
Mr. Duke Opeyemi, special adviser to the senator in a telephone conversation with News Agency of Nigeria NAN disclosed the incident.
Opeyemi said the incident happened at about 9a at Gegu community located in Kotonkarfe local government area of Kogi state.
The senator is a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and is seeking reelection into the Nigeria upper legislative Chambers, the Senate.
The senator car was severely damaged, but persons inside the vehicle including the him came out without any injury, Opeyemi disclosed.
Ogembe has since thanked God for saving his life.
The federal legislative elections will be holding on Saturday, February 16.