Kogi PDP gov primaries: Thugs kill delegates, Adamawa gov, others flee

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Adamawa State Governor, Umaru Fintiri, and a number of aspirants and delegates escaped death on Tuesday night as thugs invaded the venue of the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship primaries in Lokoja, the capital of Kogi State on Tuesday night.

Some people were killed and others injured as proceedings broke down during the primaries, forcing Fintiri to abandon the proceedings

One of the aspirants, Dr. Victor Alewo Adoji, in a statement lamented the ugly turn of events.

He thanked those who ferried him to safety.

The votes in eight out of 10 ballot boxes had already been counted when the time invaded the venue around 1.45am, shooting in different directions.

This led to the abandonment of the exercise.

 

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