Tragedy As APC Presidential Delegate Slumps, Dies In Abuja

Tragedy As APC Presidential Delegate Slumps, Dies In Abuja

One of the delegates for the ongoing Presidential Primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja today slumped and dies, hours to the commencement of the elections.

He is Alhaji Isah Baba Buji, the Assistant APC Chairman in charge of Jigawa Central Zone.

The incident occurred while Alhaji Buji was attending the presidential primary of the party in Abuja.

He was suspected of have slumped and died of heart failure on Tuesday morning at Jigawa State Liason Office in Abuja.

Reports said Alhaji Buji slumped while getting ready to go to the Eagle Square, venue of the primary with other delegates from the State.

Jigawa APC Public Relations officer, Malam Bashir Kundu, reportedly confirmed the incident to The Nation Newspaper.

He told The Nation: “Yes, he died this morning. He slumped at Jigawa State Liaison Officer in Abuja and he was rushed to hospital and died before arriving the hospital. When we arrived the hospital, he was confirmed dead. It had been said he died of heart failure.”

The ongoing Convention at the Eagle Square, Abuja was not disrupted by the sad development.