Disaster struck on Monday during a protest by members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja as a truck conveying them to venue of the demonstration tumbled, injuring many of them in the process.
According to online newspaper, Sahara-reporters, the incident occurred at the Transcorp Hilton Junction when the truck driver made a swift turn as the party faithful made their way to the Supreme Court complex to express their displeasure with the ruling of the court last Tuesday sacking Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo State.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus and 2019 Vice Presidential candidate of the party, Peter Obi are presently leading other members of the party to demand a review of the Supreme Court Judgement that sacked Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of Imo State.
The protest march is taking place in the nation’s capital, Abuja.
There is a heavy presence of security operatives on ground ostensibly to provide protection for the protestors and ensure it is no hijacked by unruly elements ready to cause trouble.