Categories: News

3 APC council chairmen die in Saudi Arabia’s accident- Commission

The Hajj Commission in Zamfara on Friday confirmed the death of three local government chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the state in an auto crash in Saudi Arabia.

The Public Relations Officer of the commission, Malam Yakub-Yahaya Talata-Mafara, confirmed the death to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview.
Talata-Mafara said that the accident occurred around 3.00a.m on Friday, while they were travelling from Makkah to Madina, Saudi Arabia.
According to him, the victims are six local government chairmen of APC from the state.

“Three of them died, while three others are receiving treatment at Saudi Arabia Hospital,’’ Talata-Mafara told NAN.
He said that remains of the deceased were under the custody of the Saudi Arabian authorities where they would be processed for burial.

“Hajj officials of the Zamfara contingents are making the necessary documentation to join the Saudi Arabian authorities in order to give the deceased befitting burial,’’ he said.
Reacting, the state APC Chairman, Alhaji Lawal M-Liman, described the death as a great loss to the state and Nigeria as a whole.
M-Liman described the deceased as loyal members of the party who had been in good relationship with their communities.

3 APC council chairmen die in Saudi Arabia’s accident- Commission was last modified: August 31st, 2018 by Francis Belux
Francis Belux

Share
Published by
Francis Belux
Tags: apchajjzamfara

Recent Posts

2019: INEC moves to ease participation of People with Disabilities

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has unveiled plan to enhance the participation of all marginalised groups in the electoral process.…

12 mins ago

Carry offensive weapons, go to jail for 12 months, Police warn party supporters in Kebbi

Kebbi Police Command on Tuesday warned political party supporters against openly wielding offensive weapons, saying they risk jail term of…

18 mins ago

Trump rejects globalism in speech at UN

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday told scores of Heads of State and Government that his country rejects the ideology…

22 mins ago

Aremu backs Organised Labour struggle for living wage

The General Secretary, Textile and Garment Workers Union, Issa Aremu, on Tuesday backed the decision of the Organised Labour to…

26 mins ago

Gov. Shettima dissolves Cabinet

Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday ordered the immediate dissolution of the State Executive Council. A statement issued in Maiduguri…

29 mins ago

Aisha Buhari disowns ADC over fraud allegation

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has refuted allegations suggesting that she used her Aide De Camp, CSP Sani…

33 mins ago