The Chief Executive Officer of the National Food Buffer Stock Company, Hanan Abdul-Wahab, has been involved in a near-fatal accident.

The incident is said to have occurred at Bazua on the Bolgatanga-Bawku road in the Upper East Region.

Fortunately, he escaped unhurt, though the vehicle was badly damaged.

Reports indicate Mr Abdul-Wahab was returning from a campaign in the area with some few hours to the December 7 polls.

The accident occurred through a head-on collision with a commercial vehicle, leading to the injury of five persons who were with him.

The injured persons are scurrently on admission at the Bawku Hospital.