Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of Labour Party, has mourned the death of Mallam Lawal Garba, zonal chairman of the the party in Kaduna.
Garba died in a fatal road car crash along the Kaduna-Zaria road on his way back home from the party’s engagement with Northern stakeholders in Arewa House, Kaduna, on Monday.
Peter Obi, presidential flag-bearer of the Labour Party was in Kaduna State to address stakeholders at the Arewa House.
Reacting to his death in a tweet on Tuesday, Obi said, “I’m shocked by the news of the sudden and tragic death of Mallam Lawal Garba last night in a fatal vehicular accident.
“Mallam Garba was in attendance at the Arewa House interactive session. His death is a huge loss to his family, the Labour Party family in Kaduna State and the Kaduna people. I pray for the peaceful repose of his soul and that God Almighty will grant his family the fortitude to bear this huge loss.