Death Hits PDP As National Assembly Candidate Dies In Abuja
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representatives candidate for Birnin Kebbi/Kalgo/Bunza Federal Constituency, Abba Bello Haliru, is dead.
This is coming barely 49 days to the February 2023 general elections.
According to Sahara Reporters, the PDP Governorship Campaign Council Director-General in Kebbi, Abubakar Shehu, confirmed the death, saying Abba died after a brief illness.
The deceased won the PDP ticket by defeating the incumbent House of Representatives member, Bello Relisco in the party’s primary last year.
The late Abba was the first son of former PDP national chairman, Bello Haliru.
Unknown Gunmen Murder Man
Meanwhile, a man identified as Izuchukwu Charles Igweka has been killed by unknown gunmen, two days before his traditional wedding in Anambra State.
The deceased was preparing to tie the knot with his fiancée Chinenye Linda Chukwuchekwa, on January 7, in Ezekwuabo-Otolo Nnewi.
According to DAILY POST, Izuchukwu was killed in Ukpor Town, Nnewi South Local Government Area of the state around 10 pm on Wednesday night, January 5, 2023.
One of his friends, Obi Chibuike Charles took to social media to pay tribute as he recalled his last moments with Izuchukwu.
He wrote: “It’s very hard to type goodbye bro but God knows the best, Nigeria has happened to you and Nigeria has failed you.