Kogi Guber Poll: Heavy Shootings as Gunmen Disrupt PDP Primary Election, Adamawa Governor, Fintiri, Aspirants and Delegates Scamper for Safety

Gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday invaded the Lokoja Confluence stadium, Lokoja venue of the gubernatorial primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

According to reports, the gunmen stormed the venue at about 1:45 am when sorting of votes was ongoing after voting had ended. Votes in eight out of the 10 ballot boxes where votes were cast had already been counted when the gunmen that came shooting at different directions disrupted the process.

Chairman of the electoral panel and the governor of Adamawa state, Ahmadu Fintiri reportedly escaped being shot at by the gunmen. Aspirants and delegates scampered for safety during the ensuing pandemonium.

Calm has returned to the venue after security personnel brought the situation under control. No statement yet from the PDP on the incident.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s