Elderly man left heartbroken after daughter dies during election violence in Rivers state

Elderly man left heartbroken after daughter dies during election violence in Rivers state

While many people belonging to various political parties celebrate their victories, this Nigerian man among several others, mourns the loss of his daughter, a mother of two.

Ibisaki Amachree, who worked as electoral officer in Abonnema, Rivers state, was shot dead during the election violence that occurred in the area. Her heartbroken father identified as Daperi Trumperi Amachree took to the Facebook platform to mourn his daughter.

He wrote: "Here lies my beautiful daughter Ibisaki, a post graduate degree holder, full of cheer, love and kindness and mother of two. She was shot dead yesterday by a trigger happy and jittery soldier while she was on a national assignment with INEC.

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I have never arranged for the death of any youth. I hate violence and thuggery. If law enforcement agents have to kill an enemy, should it be my responsible and peaceful daughter? It is well. Only God knows why it happened. He will surely repay the wicked."

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Father mourns as his daughter who died during the election violence in Abonnema, Rivers State

Screenshot of his heartbreaking message on Facebook
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Ibisaki's death is one among several others who were casualties of the violence that took place across the nation.

Earlier on, Legit.ng reported the news of how a 19-year-old young voter identified as Daniel Usman was reportedly shot dead during presidential election on February 23.

Reports claim that the young man was being forced to vote for a certain party and when he refused, got bullets buried in his body. According to Twitter user identified as @I_Am_Ilemona, Usman was a victim of electoral violence where he stood his ground and refused to vote for any candidate except his choice.

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