JUST IN: 2 Die in APC Presidential Campaign Rally in Sokoto


No fewer than 2 persons lost their lives Wednesday while the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential campaign lasted in Sokoto state.

The deceased were said to be a 15-year old boy who was to have suffocated, slumped and died because of the mammoth crowd at the campaign venue and an aged woman who was knocked down by a vehicle within the vicinity of the event.

Confirming the development. The Public Relations Officers of Sokoto State National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Operation Office, Abu-Bilal Baba-Ali said the two were certified dead after they were rushed to the nearest hospital.

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It was also gathered that, so many others sustained various degrees of injuries while riding recklessly in jubilation over the unprecedented crowd.


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