National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh was said to have fallen from a swivel chair today and was rushed to the National Hospital, Abuja after he was virtually assisted from to stand up.
Metuh was said to have arrived at the National Working Committee meeting at the party secretariat to witness the inauguration of the caretaker committees of the party in Borno and Kebbi states.
The spokesman was said to have fallen to the floor just as he made to take his seat and the swivel chair gave way.
It was gathered that Metuh remained on the floor for about three minutes before he was assisted by two policemen out of the hall. He was said to have been moved to National Hospital where he was placed on observation.
The development caused panic amongst the members of the party present.
Metuh has been under trial in court for alleged corruption and was once led to the court in handcuffs. [myad]