Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday escaped a car fire accident involving his Mercedes G Wagon.

The cause of the car fire accident still remained a mystery on Wednesday.

According to a statement by his Special Assistant on New Media and Public Communications, Lere Olayinka, on Wednesday, the governor was on his way to Lagos Airport when the accident occurred.

The statement said, “There was an accident involving the governor’s vehicle on his way to the airport yesterday (Tuesday).

“Though he was meant to be in the vehicle, by providence, he was not there.

“What caused the sudden fire under the vehicle is yet to be ascertained.

“The governor is grateful to God that no casualty was recorded. He also thanked the people who made spirited efforts to put out the fire.”