Kidnapped APC campaign director shot dead
Mr Chisom Lennard, the Campaign Director of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Ahoada-West Local Government Area of Rivers State who was abducted by gunmen on Saturday has been killed. The deceased was reportedly abducted by the unknown gunmen who were dressed in police uniform while he was casting his vote at Ibagwa polling unit 2, Ward 10 in Ahoada West LGA.
Lennard was exercising his franchise during the governorship and state assembly elections when the incident happened. According to reports, the APC chieftain was making efforts to stop the gunmen from snatching election materials when he was whisked away to an unknown destination.
The state Publicity Secretary of the party, Darlington Nwauju confirmed the incident to Daily Trust on Sunday. Nwauju stated, “He was abducted from his polling unit during the voting process and taken away.
“Nobody knew where they took him to. It was later yesterday evening (Saturday) that his body was discovered. He was the APC LGA caretaker chairman and a Ph.D. student at Rivers State University.
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