Oct 17, 2013 – 15 Kwara PDP Members Killed In Senator Bukola Saraki’s House During Sallah
In the wee hours of today, news broke that 15 pdp members died in Kwara state on Wednesday at the house of Senator Bukola Saraki during Sallah party.
The people died while struggling to get their individual portion of the Sallah meal.
Senator Bukola Saraki who organized the charity event has confirmed the story.
He has since offered an apology via his official Twitter page.
Read the letter below:
I’m deeply saddened to receive the news about the loss of some of our party members who were stampeded after the Sallah festivities at the charity house.
Our party’s strength resides solely in the support from party faithful which gives us huge confidence always- it’s very painful to have lost these party faithful.
I commiserate with the families of the deceased and pray that Allah grant us the strength to bear the loss and for those responding to treatment, I wish them speedy recovery. All other activities scheduled at the charity house have been suspended till further notice as a mark of respect to the departed.
We appreciate the prayers, support and condolences.
People dey suffer for this country o. See how hunger come kill people.
May their souls rest in perfect peace