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Tragedy as Party official shot dead around polling unit in Cross River


A party official has been reportedly shot dead by a soldier lose to a polling unit in Ogoja, Cross River State.

There were claims that the deceased was heard chanting, “APC must win his time…”

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Irene Ugbo, confirmed the incident when she was featured on a radio programme.

Ugbo said the soldiers were supposed to stay a distance away from polling units.

According to Daily Trust, an eyewitness account said the deceased whose name was simply given as Joe was a popular bike rider in Calabar, the state capital.

He had reportedly travelled to his hometown for the election.

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The incident has already disrupted the voting process in the area.

Many voters may be stranded as a result of the situation.

Some INEC accredited journalist and persons involved in the conduct of the elections were made to park their vehicles and trek long distances.

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