APC’s Kogi State’s Governor Aspirant Dies In Car Crash

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The All Progressive Congress’s gubernatorial candidate in Kogi state, AbdulAziz Omeiza Aliyu, has died in a car accident.

A family spokesman, Abubakar Aliyu said the 36 year old politician was returning from Abuja to Kogi with his younger brother when the chattered vehicle they were riding in got involved in the accident. All occupants in the car died.

According to Aliyu:

“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 Samaritans at the scene of the accident. 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”.

Speaking on his children’s death, Alhaji Momoh Jimoh Aliyu said he has taken the incident as an act of God.

“I have accepted it as an act of God. 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 said.



Quo non Ascendam. Writer. E-mail: wana@360nobs.com


  1. That’s what you get as a youth in the present Nigeria diabolic political terrain, if you stand up for a generational/ideological change. The old hugs at it again, as was with Ogun State APC young gubernatorial candidate for 2011Otunba Dipo Dina killed in 2010. may his soul find RIP away from all this political madness in Nigeria

  2. May His soul and that of those involved in the car crash rest peace . Ameen..As muslim we leave everything to Allah. From Allah we come and to Him shall we return..Though some are tempted tocommen that ,it has become a trend in Kogi state ,that opposition candidates are always the ones involved in mestereous Car and mostlyclose to election time.

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