Six Kwankwaso supporters perish in auto crash

From Esther Akaa, Lafia

No fewer than six persons have died in an auto crash involving the convoy of the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, at the weekend. 

The Voice reports that the incident happened when the  presidential candidate of the NNPP was in the state to unveil the Nasarawa State NNPP secretariat in Lafia.

The tragedy occurred when one of buses conveying some supporters of the party lost control in the convoy of the presidential candidate and somersaulted, killing four people on the spot, while two died later in the hospital.

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

Sen. Kwankwaso has however, condoled with the families of the deceased and the party over the unfortunate incident and prayed God to grant them eternal rest.

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