The Peoples Democratic Party PDP, in Bayelsa State, has condoled with the All Progressives Congress APC, over the shocking demise of the Media and Publicity Director of its campaign, Mr. Peremobowei Tukuwei.
Tukuwei, who was a former staff of the Africa Independent Television AIT, died in a boat mishap that occurred on Wednesday, when his party’s campaign team was visiting Okoroma in the Nembe Local Government Area of the state.
The state PDP Chairman, Publicity Directorate of the Governorship Campaign Council, Hon. Ayibaina Duba, described the demise of the APC Media and Publicity Director as shocking and tragic.
While sympathising with the management and staff of the AIT, Duba also extended condolence to the Tukuwei family of Ndoro community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of the state.
Duba in a release made available to TNN, on Friday, stressed that the state had lost a young man with great potential.
Describing Tukuwei as brilliant and resourceful, the PDP Chairman, Publicity Directorate of the Governorship Campaign Council said, “we see how passionately he discharged his media assignments on AIT and during the APC campaigns. It is therefore painful to lose such a brilliant and intellectually sound young man.
“It is indeed sad that Peremobowei Tukuwei departed at a time he was just beginning to flourish.
“We extend our sincere condolences to the Tukuwei family, the Africa Independent Television and indeed the All Progressives Congress over this unfortunate incident.
“We pray that the Lord grants his family, his media and political colleagues and associates the fortitude to bear this loss.”