It was a sad experience for some members of the People’s Democratic Party
(PDP) after they were involved in an accident on Monday.
Thousands of PDP faithful had occupied the streets of Abuja and some major
cities in the country in what they described as the ‘mother of all protests’.
The protest was against the judgment of the Supreme Court delivered on
Tuesday last week in which the court sacked the PDP governorship candidate
in Imo State and declared Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives
Congress (APC) and the winner of the March 9 poll.
While the protest went smoothly in some cities, it was a sad event for some
PDP faithful in the nation’s capital as two trucks conveying protesters collided.
One of the trucks was stationed at the junction of a major road while the other
which was approaching lost control in apparent stunt and collided with the
A number of protesters are feared to have sustained various degrees of injury
while it has yet to be ascertained if anybody died in the incident.