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House of Reps candidate Ejikeme Omeje dies in Enugu auto crash

The House of Representatives’ candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Nsukka/Igbo-Eze South Federal Constituency of Enugu State, Ejikeme Omeje, has died in a car accident.

Mr Omeje was reportedly involved in a lone car accident on Tuesday morning.

The accident happened along Eden Ani/Nsukka road, near El-Rina hotel, Nsukka.

Omeje was reportedly returning from Edem-Ani town after a political gathering.

The politician was said to be driving alone along Erina-Edem Ani road when he suddenly lost control and his car veered into the bush, hitting a tree in the process.

Doctors at a hospital where he was rushed to confirmed him dead.

Secretary of the APC in Enugu, Robert Ngwu, also confirmed the incident.

“It is tragic and a big blow on the party,” The Guardian quoted him as saying.

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