Rivers state re-run election has recorded a number of deaths and violence at polling booths…
At least seven persons were killed in the rerun parliamentary election that took place in all the 23 local government areas of Rivers State on Saturday according to the Nation.
Although the identities of the victims or the persons who that them had not been established, a correspondent gathered that one of the dead victims an immigration officer serving in the state.
The deceased was reportedly killed at Abalama in Asari Toru local government area of the state when unknown gunmen opened fire on the people.
Injured man at one of the polling units
At Eleme local government area, four persons were killed, while one was killed in Nonwa, Tai LGA.
One person was also shot dead at Ogboloko community in Abua/Odual LGA of the state.
Attempts by a correspondent to get the state police spokesman, Ahmad Mohammad, to comment on the matter were unsuccessful.
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