Abu Kamara

The governing New Patriotic Party in the Savannah Region has directed all NPP flags to fly at half-mast to mourn the death of its parliamentary candidate for the Yapei/Kusawgu constituency. The Member of Parliament hopeful died in tragic accident with his personal assistant and one other occupant Friday night at Datoyili on the Tamale – Kumasi highway.

The Regional Chairman of the party, Alhaji Sulemana Iddrisu (Prof Kalamonia) also directed that all campaign activities in the region should be put to stop immediately.

The CUSTODIAN has gathered that the NPP Member of Parliament hopeful was returning to Tamale from the constituency when the incident happened closer to the Datoyili Police barrier on the Tamale – Kumasi highway.

The CUSTODIAN understands that the 4 Runner vehicle of the late PC collided with an articulator truck upon returning from his constituency where he went with a contractor to work on some speed rumbles in the area.

The parliamentary candidate together with the other two according eyewitness account died at the spot.   

The NPP Savannah Regional Director of Communications, Mohammed Issah told the CUSTODIAN that the burial ceremony for the late Kamara was done earlier today Saturday at Laribanga in line with the Islamic tradition.

The two other deceased persons were also buried in Tamale as Islam required.

Meanwhile, Mr. Issah said that the tragic incident has been reported to the national executive committee of the party awaiting decision on the way forward in the coming days. However, he added the family is expected to take a decision pertaining to the funeral arrangement.


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