Tragedy has struck in the Peoples Democratic Party after a vehicles conveying members from Oju Local Government to the flaggoff campaign of former Interior Minister, Comrade Abba Moro all dies on their way to the venue. ‘
It was gathered that an on-coming motorcycle reportedly rammed into the convoy of the Party members around Ojinebe Village in Adoka, causing a Sienna Sports Utility Vehicle to lose control, which resulted to the collision with the eighteen-seater bus and a Volkswagen vehicle killing 7 people at a spot.
The party faithfulls were said to be on their way to Agatu Local Government Area of the State for the flag-off of the senatorial election campaign.
Shortly after the incidence, the PDP Senatorial Aspirant for Zone C, Moro, adressed his supporters where he stated that seven of the victims where members of the PDP from Oju Local Government Area while the other three were occupants of a Sienna Bus from Iga Okpaya.
Moro also added that, Governor Samuel Ortom had instructed that victims be moved to hospitals for proper treatment. He also said about five people had sustained various degrees of injuries. Meanwhile, the party has however, suspended their campaign until the deceased are laid to rest.