Suspected Ballot Box Snatcher Gunned Down In Kogi
A man suspected to be a ballot box snatcher in the Anyigba Local Government Area of Kogi State was reportedly gunned down as he attempted to snatch a ballot box while voting was still ongoing on Saturday.
The identity of the deceased, and the political party he worked for, remained unconfirmed at the time of filing this report.
It could not be confirmed who exactly shot the suspect – whether it was security agents or unidentified assailants.
The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) reported the incident on its official account, stating that the alleged leading political party thug was shot in an attempt to disrupt the election by snatching the ballot box in Anyigba LGA, Kogi State.
Off-cycle governorship elections were conducted simultaneously today in Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi states.