Elections 2019: PDP agent allegedly shot dead by security personnel in Rivers

Elections 2019: PDP agent allegedly shot dead by security personnel in Rivers

- A PDP agent has allegedly been shot dead by security personnel in Rivers state

- The agent is said to have been shot in Akuku-Torun local government area

- Reasons for the shooting are currently unknown

As voting for the presidential and National Assembly elections gets underway nationwide, an agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has allegedly been shot dead in Rivers state.

According to Independent, security personnel allegedly shot the agent at ward 10, Akuku-Torun local government area of the state.

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Legit.ng cannot independently verify the authenticity of the report at the moment.

Elections 2019: PDP agent allegedly shot to death by security personnel in Rivers

The agent was allegedly shot dead by security personnel (Photo credit: Independent)
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Also, reasons for the shooting are still not known as at the time of filing of this report.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that dynamite explosions were heard in several parts of Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital on Saturday, February 23.

Areas affected include Rumuola and Diobu in the state capital. Also affected was Abonnema in Asari Toru local government area, the locality of Tonye Cole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the state.

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