#NigeriaDecides2019: ‘Election Observer’ Killed By Stray Bullet


A man described as an was allegedly killed by a from a policeman at Umuida community, Enugu Ezike, Igbo-Eze north local government area of .

The victim whose name was given as was hit in the head by a bullet from a police officer stationed close to the residence of a politician in the area.

, spokesman of the Enugu police command, confirmed the incident to journalists.

He attributed it to “accidental discharge”.

The man was said to have had a confrontation with the policeman at a polling unit metres away from Eze’s residence.

However, police spokesman, Frank Mba said last night that that the victim was not an election observer.

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) agent was similarly shot dead by suspected thugs in Eziama Obire in Nkwerre local government area of Imo State.


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