The Benue Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stated eight of its members had died in a highway accident whereas touring for a marketing campaign rally within the state.
The ’s State Publicity Secretary, Mr Bemgba Iortyom, stated in an announcement on Friday in Makurdi that the incident which additionally left many individuals injured occurred within the Zone C (Benue South) Senatorial District.
Iortyom stated the devoted had been touring to the venue of the flag-off of the Senatorial Marketing campaign of candidate of the within the Benue-South Senatorial District, Abba Moro, which was slated to carry in Agatu on Friday.
In keeping with the assertion, the occasion has been postponed in honour of the useless and new date for the occasion could be rescheduled.
Confirming the incident, David Mendie, Sector Commander, FRSC in Benue, stated he obtained an emergency name from the unit command in Zone C informing him a couple of deadly accident on Agatu route on Friday.
Mendie, nevertheless, stated that the reason for the accident and the variety of affected individuals couldn’t be verified as on the time of the decision.