Two agents of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the ongoing bye-election for Kogi/Koto-Karfe federal constituency, have been shot by political thugs allegedly working for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kogi State.
The names of the victims are yet to be ascertained but the Chief Press Secretary to the former Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Umar Ali confirmed the incident to Daily Post.
Ali, whose principal is a candidate under the Social Democratic Party (SDP), told the newspaper that the two agents have been whisked to an unknown hospital for treatment.
They were shot inside their vehicle along Federal Medical Centre road in Lokoja, he said.
Details to follow…