Shooters Kill Politician, Kidnap Others in Delta

Shooters kill councillorship candidate, kidnap two others.

Shooters have shot dead a councillorship candidate in the coming local government elections, in Delta State, Mr Elliot Offa.

The gunmen also abducted two others who were with the deceased at the time of the incident.

It was reported that the incident occurred along the Jesse/Oben road, a boundary between Delta and Edo States.

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Everyevery learned that the deceased and the two others were on their way back from the Office of the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC, Asaba.

Unfortunately, they were ambushed by the shooters and shot at repeatedly.

The deceased was the immediate past Supervisory Councillor on Environment of Ethiope-West Local Government Council.

When contacted, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya confirmed the report but said that the events occurred in Edo State, not Delta.

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