It was indeed a day of pain, full of emotions for the Gubernatorial Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Barr Caleb Mutfwang when he paid condolence visits to the families of those who lost their loved ones in a truck accident while returning from the party’s central zone rally in Pankshin last Saturday.
In a statement issued by the Deputy Director, Media & Publicity of the Atiku-Okowa/Mutfwang-Piyo Campaign Council, Mr James Manok and made available to this medium, Mutfwang was accompanied by his running mate Josephine Piyo, campaign DG Letep Dabang, member representing Mangu South State Constituency, Bala Fwangje, PDP National ex-officio member Olivia Dazyam, Campaign Council Central Zone Coordinator Ephraim Usman, an elder of the party Chief Simon Tangni, former governorship aspirant Irmiya Sarpiya, Directors and officials from the Campaign council, party stakeholders and supporters.
While at Ampang in Mangu Local Government Area, the governorship candidate visited each of the 13 families that had casualties in the accident.
At the palace of the District Head of Ampang, Barr. Mutfwang could not hold back his emotion while commiserating with the Mishkham. He noted that it was a difficult and traumatic time for him as the deceased were his younger ones from his community. He regretted that inspite of all the prayers and necessary safety measures taken, the devil struck through the accident. While submitting to the Almighty, he prayed for God’s strength for the families and communities.
Responding, the District Head, Mishkaham Pius Mutla appreciated Mutfwang for the visit. In his own words “No one can question God”.
The families of the 13 deceased are located in Ampang, Danggu, Jerep, Perka, and Pishik. And as Mutfwang went to each of the families, he prayed for God’s comfort upon them. The various family representatives appreciated the PDP gubernatorial candidate for the visit.
In a twist, some of the families in their responses comforted Barr Mutfwang and encouraging him to also remain strong while praying for his victory in the forthcoming elections.
In a related development, Barrister Mutfwang and former governor Jonah Jang also led a delegation of PDP chieftains on a condolence visit to the family of former state PDP Chairman Damishi Sango who lost his wife recently.
Mutfwang described Mrs Sango as a warm and friendly woman. He challenged all to order their steps to attain eternity.
Sen Jang who was accompanied by his wife Ngo Talatu said Mrs Sango was a humble and virtuous woman.
Responding, Hon Sango said his wife was an evangelist in the family.
He appreciated the show of love to his family by the PDP delegation.