Elections 2019: Teenager killed at polling unit in Ibadan

Elections 2019: Teenager killed at polling unit in Ibadan

- A teenager has been killed in a polling unit in Ibadan, Oyo state

- The teenager identified as Monsuru, was reportedly killed by a notorious gang called One million boys

- The incident occurred at Polling Unit 2 of Ibadan South East local government

As counting for the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections begin across the country, a teenager identified simply as Monsuru, has been shot dead at a polling unit in Ibadan, Oyo state.

Monsuru was reportedly killed by a notorious gang called One Million Boys at Polling Unit 2 of Ibadan South east local government.

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Premium Times reported that violence erupted at the unit after some members of some political parties started removing the banners and posters of other parties in the vicinity and replacing them with those of their candidates.

An eye witness who begged to be anonymous said: ”The boy, Monsuru, who just finished his secondary education at St Luke’s College in Molete, Ibadan was mauled down by the thugs. Many residents believe the thugs belong to the group called ‘One Million Boys'.

“Votes were being collated when the assailants came into Lako Compound, Kudeti, the same ward where Ambassador Arapaja voted and they started shooting sporadically. It led to the death of Monsuru.”

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that about 15 people were shot dead in Rivers state during the presidential and National Assembly elections.

The victims allegedly lost their lives in violence that erupted at Akuku Toru local government area of the state.

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Source: Legit

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