Brother Of Former Kogi Governor, Three Others Killed During LG Election -Four people, including John Okpanachi, a relative of Prince Abubakar Audu, a former Governor of Kogi State, were killed on Saturday, during local government election in Kogi State.
The incident occurred less than 24 hours after, Adonis Omeh, a Councillor aspirant in Awo Ward 1, Ojoku District of Ankpa, was shot dead while returning from a political meeting.
Okpanachi, a youth leader of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, was shot dead in his home town, Alloma.
It was gathered that the gunmen who shot the deceased were dressed in police uniform.
In a related development, two others were killed during a clash between supporters of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, and the ACN in Odu Ward 1 of Dekina Local Government Area.
The clash was said to have resulted from alleged distribution of electoral materials in the ward.
Posted by Hope for Nigeria