|AbdulAziz Omeiza Aliyu|
APC Governorship aspirant in Kogi State, AbdulAziz Omeiza Aliyu, his younger brother, Salmanu Adeiza Aliyu lost their lives in a fatal road crash at Jere town along Kaduna – Abuja federal highway.
Family spokesman, Abubakar Aliyu told Reporters in Kano that the incident occurred Saturday afternoon while he was returning from Abuja alongside his younger brother in a chattered vehicle.
Abubakar Aliyu said that the 36 years old APC stalwart was in Lagos for official engagement last Friday, adding that he made a stopover in Abuja same day due to bad weather in Kano that culminated to cancellations of flight.
He explained that his younger brother, Salmanu Aliyu who was also in Abuja for private engagement linked his elder brother for a return journey to Kano by road. The family spokesman said “Omeiza spoke with his father around 1.30pm Saturday few minutes into the ill fated journey and barely half an hour, we received the shocking and sad news of his demise from a samaritans from the scene of the accident”.
Abubakar Aliyu stated further that “from the report we received none of passengers on the ill fated Sharon car survived and they have been given mass burial at location at Jere town”. Commenting on the tragic incident, father of the deceased, Alhaji Momohjimoh Aliyu said that the incident was a “fulfilment of destiny”, adding that ” I have accepted it as an act of God”.
Alhaji Momohjimoh who was an ex staff of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria explained that “they are from God and they have returned to Him at appointed time and on our part we have accepted it as an act of God”. He appealed to thousands of his late son’s supporter who had thronged his Gama quarters residence in Kano to move on with their life, stressing that “Allah has done what’s best and suitable for us and we should be grateful to Him”.
Kogi state governorship aspirant, brother died in an auto crash. #RIP Abdulaziz Omeiza Aliyu pic.twitter.com/vjZnNJNmro
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