Tragedy: Seven PDP supporters die, 32 injured as truck conveying allies for campaign crash in Plateau

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Seven people have been confirmed dead and 32 others injured in a truck accident which occurred on saturday evening as some supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) returning from a zonal rally at Pankshin local government area, the headquarters of Plateau Central Senatorial Zone.

An eye witness told 9News Nigeria correspondent that the incident occurred at about 4:30pm on Saturday at Jwak village close to the Panyam bridge in Mangu local government area.

Giving further details, The Directorate and Media and Publicity, Atiku -Okowa/ Mutfwang- Piyo Campaign Council, Yiljap Abraham described the incident as “an immense and painful tragedy” and suspended all campaign activities with immediate effect.

It would be recalled that some members of the Peoples Democratic (PDP), in Plateau state last tuesday, narrowly escaped death on their way to the flag-off campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the forthcoming 2023 governorship election Barr. Caleb Mutfwang when the bus in which they were traveling got involved in a ghastly accident.

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