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PDP campaign manager dies in auto crash

By Francis Igata

The campaign manager of Mrs. Stella Ngwu, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for Uzo-Uwani/Igbo-Ekiti Federal Consistency, has died in a road mishap along Aku-Nkpologu Road, while on campaign in the area.

The deceased, whose name was given as Austin Ejili, was a Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Management and Technology, IMT, Enugu.

Meanwhile, a Toyota Hilux truck believed to be in the campaign train of Enugu State chapter of PDP suffered brake failure and rammed into an industrial building along Akpugo-Amagunze Road in Nkanu East Local Government Area of the state.

Although no life was lost, an eyewitness revealed that the vehicle lost control due to speed. The witness said the driver made frantic efforts to stop the vehicle to no avail, as it somersaulted several times before crashing.

The incident occurred during PDP’s campaign rally at Amagunze, council headquarters of Nkanu East Local Government Area.


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