- Three members of the All Progressives Congress are dead
- The party members died on the way to the APC convention on Saturday, June 23
- One of the road crash victims include a councilor representing Diso ward in Gwale local government area of Kano state Abdulwahab Inuwa
Some members of the All progressives Congress (APC) have died in an auto crash in Zaria.
The members - three of them - were said to have died in Zaria on their way to Abuja for the APC convention on Saturday, June 23.
Premium Times reports that the victims of the crash includes a councilor representing Diso ward in Gwale local government area of Kano state, Abdulwahab Inuwa, and two of his friends, Abdullahi Idris and Abubakar Diso.
The trio were said to have left Kano early on Saturday to join other delegates at the convention in Abuja.
Murtala Lawan, an eye witness said that the Honda CRV conveying the deceased somersaulted at Amaryawa village, few kilometres from Zaria.
According to Lawan, bystanders were trying to rescue the deceased when the car burst into flames burning the victims who could not be pulled out of the fire.
Confirming the incident, a brother to Abdulwahab said the family received the sad news from a good Samaritan.
He also said his brother just came back from Islamic Umrah in Saudi Arabia six days ago before meeting his untimely death.
However, the Chief Imam of Kano, Sani Zaharaddeen, conducted the funeral prayer for the deceased at Kano Central Mosque around 4:30 pm on Saturday.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that the APC had dropped its ‘Change’ slogan which contributed to the party's win in 2015.
APC on Saturday, June 23, during the party's convention adopted ‘Progress’ as its new slogan.
One of the masters of ceremonies at the convention reportedly announced that delegates should no longer chorus ‘change’ anytime the name of the party is chanted.
President Buhari on 2019 presidential election: will you vote for him? | on NAIJ.com TV