The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Yapei-Kusawugu in the Savannah Region has expressed its condolences to the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) on the death of its parliamentary candidate for the area, Abu Kamara.
The NDC has also suspended its campaign activities in the area for three days to mourn with the bereaved family and the NPP.
A statement signed by the constituency secretary of NDC, Latif lddi Atingpo said the party is saddened by the development.
“We commiserate with the NPP, the families of Mr. Abu Kamara and the two others at this trying moment and also sympathize with the entire constituency over the loss of the NPP PC and the two others. Mr. Abu Kamara has been a good friend and brother to us even during his days as an NDC member and even after his cross over into the NPP and finally becoming their parliamentary candidate for this year’s elections. The NDC is currently shocked and speechless over this sad incident”.
Abu Kamara died in a road accident with two others on Friday night.
The vehicle they were travelling with reportedly crashed into an articulated truck.
Kamara who was hoping to unseat John Jinapor who is the incumbent Member of Parliament on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and seeking re-election in the Yapei-Kasawgu area died on the spot.
The incident happened at the Datoyili at around 10 pm on Friday night.
Abu Kamara was 45-years-old.