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APC members travelling to Abuja for 10th NASS inauguration die in road accident

Some members of the All-Progressives Congress (APC) who departed Imo State to attend tomorrow, Tuesday’s inauguration of the 10th National Assembly have died in a road accident.

APC Spokesman in Imo, Cajetan Duke, said the vehicle in which they were travelling had a head- on collusion with another bus at Agbor in Delta State.

Though he said that two person were confirmed dead but several sources said that three persons in the bus died while others who sustained various degrees of injuries were rushed to hospitals.

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It was gathered that two males from Amaraku community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of the state and a female from Ogbor community in the same Isiala Mbano LGA, died in the auto crash.

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It was further gathered that the victims were coordinators of the Senator-elect for Imo North, Patrick Ndubueze and House of representatives member- elect for Okigwe North Federal Constituency, Miriam Onuoha.

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Duke described the incident as “a sad development”.

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