Rivers APC Campaign Coordinator Found Dead After Abduction In Polling Station By Gunmen

Rivers APC Campaign Coordinator Found Dead After Abduction In Polling Station By Gunmen

River state’s APC campaign coordinator, Chisom Lennard, has been found dead after his alleged abduction by Gunmen during the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections on Saturday at his polling station in Ahoada-West Local Government Area of Rivers State.

The deceased whose body was found lifeless along the Ibueahi-Ubeta road in Ahoada-West LGA was said to have attempted to stop the gunmen from snatching election materials but was overhauled and whisked away by the invaders.

Darlington Nwauju, the State APC Publicity Secretary, who confirmed the incident said, “He was abducted from his polling unit during the voting process and taken away.

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“Nobody knew where they took him to. It was later in the evening of Saturday that his body was discovered.”

Mr Nwauju reportedly also added that the late Lennard was an APC LGA caretaker chairman and a PhD student at Rivers State University.

According to the Nigerian Tribune, the late APC chieftain was an estate surveyor and a former board member of the Greater Port Harcourt City Development Authority during the tenure of Rotimi Amaechi.

It was gathered that newsmen contacted the spokesperson of the state’s police command regarding the incident, but as of the time of filing the report, there has been no response from the Police.

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