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Six Kwankwaso’s supporters die in Nasarawa auto crash



An auto crash involving the convoy of the Presidential Candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, at the weekend claimed the lives of six supporters of the party in the state..

The presidential candidate of the NNPP was in the state to unveil the Nasarawa State NNPP secretariat in Lafia.

Tragedy occurred when one of the buses conveying some supporters of the party lost control in the convoy of the presidential candidate when arriving the state capital and summersaulted killing four people on the spot, while two died later in the hospital.

Other occupants of the vehicle sustained various degrees of injury and were rushed to an undisclosed hospital for medical attention.

The Presidential candidate of the party, Kwankwaso, consoled the people of Nasarawa State, families of the deceased and the NNPP over the unfortunate incident.

Reacting on Monday, Governor Sule expressed sadness over the unfortunate accident.

The governor described the loss of lives of citizens under such circumstances as lamentable.

He urged political parties and their supporters to be cautious at all times.

Sule, however, condoled with the families and friends of the bereaved as well as the leadership of the party.

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