The Independent National Electoral Commission office at Oyigbo LGA in Rivers state was set ablaze by hoodlums this morning.
The culprits are however to be arrested nonetheless police say investigations have commenced and that these behind the act could be apprehended and made to face the wrath of the regulation. Thankfully no life was misplaced.
The state residents contemplate the assault on the INEC office is a ploy by some disgruntled politicians to verify the elections inside 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 research.
It was gathered that the gunmen moreover kidnapped the deceased 15-year-old daughter acknowledged as Saude.
A member of the deceased family, Ibrahim Sarki, who addressed newsmen disclosed that the incident occurred spherical 1:20am on Saturday, on the deceased residence in Kaida village inside the house council.
He talked about the gunmen who’ve been many acquired right here went to the deceased residence 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 talked about.
He talked about the stays of the APC ward chairman had been buried at in step with Islamic rites, concurrently he talked about the family have been however to establish contact with the abductors of his 15 year-old daughter.
More revelation gathered revealed that, the deceased was early ultimate 12 months kidnapped by gunmen at his Kaida village, by which N2 million ransom was paid sooner than he was let free.
When contacted, the spokesman of the FCT police command, DSP Anjuguri Manza, talked about he was not acutely aware of the incident nonetheless talked about he would contact the Gwagwalada police division and get once more 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 explicit adviser on media and publicity, Usman Baba Lado, talked about the chairman talked about the council sympathised with the family and your full good people of council over the grotesque murder of the deceased.
He condemned the way in which by which the deceased was killed, describing it as an act of wickedness, whereas calling on security brokers to verify these behind the killing have been delivered to e-book directly.