The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sunday Zaka, is dead.
Mr Zaka and two others lost their lives in an auto accident in Abuja in the early hours of Saturday.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, who confirmed the incident, said the deceased had been taken to the National Hospital by family members before the arrival of FRSC officials.
He said the deceased, who was rushed to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, was confirmed dead by doctors on arrival.
The chairman of Kuje Area Council, Abdullahi Suleiman Sabo, also confirmed the unfortunate incident.
Reporting by Annabel Nwachukwu; Editing by Tony Okerafor