Two persons, Mrs Promise Uche-Nwamkpa, wife of a former member of the Abia state House of Assembly and Mrs Nwamaka Maduchukwu, a senior special assistant on media to wife of the Abia State Governor, Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu have died in an auto crash.

They died in the crash involving the governor’s wife convoy when the motorcade was returning to Umuahia from Ntigha-Uzor in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia, where Ikpeazu had attended a burial.

Witnesses said that the Hummer carrying the deceased somersaulted thrice, when the driver attempted to overtake a vehicle at Ndiolumbe around 5 p.m.