The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Sunday Zaka, is dead.
Mr Zaka lost his life in an auto accident in Abuja in the early hours of Saturday, He died along side his personal security while coming home after attending party activities in Abuja.
A close aide to the deceased, Bawa Benjamin, who confirmed the incident through telephone, said the accident happened around 2:am along the Guda-Arena road, Kuje town.
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He said the deceased lost control of his Peugeot car and crashed into a tree on his way home after attending the party’s closed doors meeting in Abuja.
He said the deceased, who was rushed to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada, was confirmed dead by doctors.
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Also confirming the incident, a chieftain of the party, Michael Kpatuba shared the news via a post on his Facebook page on Saturday morning.
“Dying Election day is really heartbroken to the FCT, PDP family.
“Rest in peace, Hon Zaka Sunday, FCT PDP Chairman”, the post read.
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