At the point of getting this report, the pictures of the incident were not able to be captured.
– 15 persons have allegedly been shot dead in Rivers during the 2019 elections – The cause of the violence is not yet known – The development is said to have affected the voting process in the south-south state.
About 15 people have allegedly been shot dead in Rivers state during the presidential and National Assembly elections. According to Independent, the victims lost their lives in violence that erupted at Akuku Toru local government area of the state. Meanwhile, there were gunshots fired in polling unit 14, ward 8 in Ubima, Rivers state. Ubima is the hometown of Nigeria’s minister of transport and director-general of the Buhari/Osinbajo Presidential Campaign, Reporter in Ubima confirmed that the gunshots could be heard from Amaechi’s polling unit in the area. A Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) officer in the area also sent out an SOS message to her colleagues on phone, calling for security reinforcements.