Former Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Pastor Power Aginighan, is dead.
He was involved in a fatal auto crash at the Bayelsa end of the East-West road.
One of his aides, Dan Sagey confirmed the incident Vanguard.
He said Aginighan died alongside his son, Tami, who was driving.
Sagey disclosed that the corpses and the vehicle were still at the scene of the accident as at Saturday afternoon.
The Delta State Treasurer of the APC, Hon. Ebiakpo Ezebiri also confirmed the ugly incident.
“We were together on Thursday when we hosted Professor Utomi. People were trying to reach him yesterday to get his attention on some matters, but he was unreachable, nobody knew he was dead. The accident happened during the day, but since they had been burnt beyond recognition, nobody could have known who was involved.
“He was in the vehicle with his son and his police escort when the accident happened just after the Mbiama bridge. Some of our people have already gone to the scene of the accident to retrieve the bodies. We are in mourning, this is very painful”.