No fewer than six supporters of the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, Rabiu Kwankwaso, have lost their lives in a motor accident.
The accident which claimed their lives occurred at the weekend in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital, when Kwankwaso visited the state for a meeting with stakeholders of the party.
It was gathered that a vehicle conveying the supporters of the former Kano state governor lost control and somersaulted several times, which led to their death.
Four died on the spot, while two others died in the hospital.
Several other vehicle occupants sustained various degrees of injury and are receiving medical attention in an undisclosed government hospital in the state.
However, before returning to his base, the Presidential candidate of the NNPP, Rabiu Kwankwaso, visited the families of the deceased and condoled with them over the unfortunate incident.
Meanwhile, the Nasarawa state governor, Abdullahi Sule, has lamented the sudden death of the NNPP supporters.