Confusion, violence mar Rivers rerun

Confusion, violence mar Rivers rerun

The legislatives rerun election in Rivers State, on Saturday, was again marred by violence and ballot box snatching, while one person was killed in the Gokana Local Government Area.

At Saint Pius, Ward 3, in Bodo, men suspected to be operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad stormed the polling units, shooting sporadically, killing one 25-year-old Meebara Kormaga.

Kormaga, who only left his residence to cast his vote, was shot in the neck, while his assailants carted away some election materials. Read more

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