Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Cross River State, Dr.Matthew Achigbe, with his wife are dead following a fatal accident on their way to a party meeting along Calabar/Obubra Road.
The state secretary and publicity secretary of the party, Bishop Victor Ebong and Bassey Ita respectively confirm that they have also heard the sad news.
Joseph Odok, a chieftain of the APC in the State, who confirmed the incidence in a statement said
“I regret to announce the passing away of the APC CRS Chairman Dr. Matthew Achigbe. He died on his way to a party function in a gashly accident along Calabar/Obubra Road.
Rest in Peace my leader and chairman, we lost you when your services were needed most. I am terribly hurt and in tears”, the statement read.
Dr.Achigbe was sworn in as the new chairman of the Party in Cross River State in August 28, 2018 by APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.