Grief-stricken PDP to fly flags at half-mast

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By Emmanuel Oloniruha

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has directed that party flags at the National Secretariat in Abuja be flown at half-mast in memory of 16 members killed in a car accident in Plateau on Saturday.

This is contained in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Debo Ologunagba, in Abuja.

According to him, the entire PDP family was grief-stricken over the ghastly motor accident.

”Our hearts bleed. Our Party deeply grieves at the loss of these patriotic Nigerians who paid the supreme prize while gallantly devoting their lives in the quest with other compatriots to rescue our nation.

“The PDP mourns these courageous patriots who lost their lives in the pursuit of a better country with a purposeful leadership that cares for the wellbeing of all citizens, adding that they shall never be forgotten.”

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Ologunagba stated that in honour of those brave compatriots, the PDP has ordered that its flags at the National Secretariat in Abuja be flown at half-mast.

Meanwhile, he urged Nigerians not to stop praying for the country at this critical time.

On behalf of the party, Ologunagba commiserated with the families of the victims of the accident

He prayed to God to grant them grace to bear the loss and heal the injured and grant them a speedy recovery.

NAN

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