Abdullahi Kanti, the campaign coordinator of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba State, Emmanuel Bwacha, in Karim-Lamido local government council, is dead.
Kanti was said to have lost his life in a car accident which occurred along Lau road on Tuesday while driving to Jalingo, the state capital.
The campaign council of the candidate has also been thrown into mourning, as most of them described his demise as a great setback not only to the guber candidate, the campaign council, but the state chapter of the party at large.
In a statement on Wednesday made available to newsmen in Jalingo by the Director of Media and Publicity of the campaign council, Aaron Artimas, the guber candidate, was said to have described the death of Kanti “as a personal loss.”
While praying God to grant him eternal rest, Bwacha said his campaign council “would miss a diligent politician and notable man of peace.”
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Though the cause of the road mishap could not be ascertained at the time of filing this report, DAILY POST learnt that Kanti was alone in the vehicle at the time of the accident.