The Federal Road Safety Corps has confirmed the death of the Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Sunday Zakka.
Zakka was said to have died alongside his orderly in a road crash.
The state party’s secretary, Bako Angulu, confirmed the death in the early hours of Saturday.
He said, “Zakka alongside his orderly and driver died in a ghastly motor accident off Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport-Kuje Road, Abuja on Friday.
“Zakka was on his way to Kuje, his hometown, in preparation for today’s presidential and National Assembly elections when the accident occurred.”
Speaking with our correspondent on Saturday, the Corps spokesperson, Bisi Kazeem, said, “The deceased victims were taken to the National Hospital by their relatives before the arrival of the team.”
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps lost an operative, Corps Assistant II, Abdusalam Roqeeb, from Lagos State Command to a road accident on Friday.