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2 Die in Kogi House of Reps Bye Election


By Wale Ibrahim, Lokoja

At least two persons have been confirmed killed following the snatching of ballot boxes at the different polling units during the Saturday by election in Kogi State.

The Police Public Relation Officer, DSP William Aya who disclosed this while speaking to Journalist on Phone in Lokoja.

Aya explained that the duo were alleged snatched  ballot boxes and subsequently attacked by the electorate who were waiting patiently to exercise their voting rights.

At a  popular NEPA polling unit at Murtala Mohammed way, a suspected thugs allegedly snatched the ballot box and started running away when he was given the beaten of his life.

It was gathered that deceased was said to have fellen into a gutter while being beaten and the gun he was carrying accidentally discharged and pierced into stomach and died immediately.

The deceased was said to have taken away by his colleagues recruited for for the dirty job.

It was also confirmed that one  Yahaya Umoru that after the reprisal attack on after snatch ballot box at polling under unit opposite Maigari Palace in the traditional of Lokoja.


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