Five members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Saturday lost their lives after a boat they were riding in capsized in the Ekeremor water ways in Bayelsa state. The deceased party men were on their way to Yenogoa from Ekeremor Local government area where they had gone to attend the state PDP ward congress.
A report credited to Sahara Reporters has it that an ex-deputy governor of the state, Chief Peremobowei Ebebi, and 6 others who were all occupants of the boat were rescued by local divers, while the remaining five of the party members were not so lucky.
It was gathered that three bodies of the victims have been recovered while search for the other two is still ongoing as at when this report was filed. May their souls rest in perfect peace, amen