The Independent National Electoral Commission workplace at Oyigbo LGA in Rivers state was set ablaze by hoodlums this morning.
The culprits are but to be arrested however police say investigations have commenced and that these behind the act can be apprehended and made to face the wrath of the regulation. Thankfully no life was misplaced.
The state residents consider the assault on the INEC workplace is a ploy by some disgruntled politicians to make sure the elections within the state are postponed.
Similarly, unknown gunmen on Saturday, shot lifeless the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman of Dobi ward in Gwagwalada Area Council, Husaini Sarki Kaida, Igbere Tv studies.
It was gathered that the gunmen additionally kidnapped the deceased 15-year-old daughter recognized as Saude.
A member of the deceased household, Ibrahim Sarki, who addressed newsmen disclosed that the incident occurred round 1:20am on Saturday, on the deceased residence in Kaida village within the space council.
He mentioned the gunmen who have been many got here went to the deceased home with refined weapons; they knocked on the door and when he opened, they shot and killed him.
“The sound of gun shot attracted my attention and before we realised what was happening, we saw the lifeless body of the APC ward chairman lying on the floor. They shot him on the chest and he died instantly,” he mentioned.
He mentioned the stays of the APC ward chairman had been buried at in line with Islamic rites, at the same time as he mentioned the household have been but to ascertain contact with the abductors of his 15 year-old daughter.
More revelation gathered revealed that, the deceased was early final 12 months kidnapped by gunmen at his Kaida village, by which N2 million ransom was paid earlier than he was let loose.
When contacted, the spokesman of the FCT police command, DSP Anjuguri Manza, mentioned he was not conscious of the incident however mentioned he would contact the Gwagwalada police division and get again to our reporter.
Meanwhile, the chairman of the council, Alhaji Adamu Mustapha, has expressed shock and unhappiness over the brutal assassination of the APC ward chairman.
Mustapha, in an announcement by his particular adviser on media and publicity, Usman Baba Lado, mentioned the chairman mentioned the council sympathised with the household and your complete good individuals of council over the grotesque homicide of the deceased.
He condemned the way by which the deceased was killed, describing it as an act of wickedness, whereas calling on safety brokers to make sure these behind the killing have been delivered to e-book at once.