FCT PDP chairman dies in car crash on election day

THE Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Federal Capital territory (FCT) Sunday Zakka has died in a car accident.

The incident occurred in the early hours of Saturday, February 25 along the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport- Kuje Road, Abuja.

He reportedly died alongside his security aide.



    The FCT PDP chairman was on his way to Kuje in preparation for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.

    Reacting to the chairman’s death, a member of the party, Michael Kpatuba described the development as a huge loss for the party.

    Reacting to the incident, Kpatuba wrote: “Dying on election day is really heartbreaking to the FCT PDP family

    “You left earlier today around 3:00 am to your home town Kuje as the time draws closer to voting, we received sudden and shocking news about your accident. Yea, you died alongside your personal security. This is so shocking and still finding it difficult to say goodbye Sir. Remembering the jokes we cracked before you left. Dying on election day is really heartbreaking to the FCT PDP family. Rest in peace, Hon Zaka Sunday, FCT PDP Chairman.”

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