Some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) travelling to Abuja from Imo State on Monday were involved in an accident which claimed their lives.
The victims were heading to Abuja to witness the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly.
The bus they were travelling in had a head-on collision with another bus at Agbor in Delta State, reports PUNCH.
Sources told the newspaper that three persons on the bus died, while others who sustained various degrees of injuries were rushed to hospitals.
Two males from the Amaraku community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of the state and a female from the Ogbor community in the same LGA died in the auto crash.
A chieftain of the party, who pleaded anonymity, said that the victims were the coordinators of the senator-elect for Imo North, Patrick Ndubueze, and the House of Representatives member-elect for Okigwe North Federal Constituency, Mirriam Onuoha.
The source said, “Three persons died while others who sustained injuries have been rushed to hospitals. Their bus had a head-on collision with another bus and three persons, two males and a female, died. Two males from Amaraku community and a female from Ogbor community all in the Isiala Mbano LGA.
“They were travelling in two buses. It is a sad development. The party is saddened by the development. It is a sad commentary and we pray God accepts their souls.”
But the spokesperson for the Imo APC chapter, Cajetan Duke, said that only two persons had been confirmed dead by the party.
Credit: The Nicheng
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