Adamawa Governor escapes death by gunmen

Published on: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 09:36:22 by:

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The Governor of Adamawa state,Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri,who is the chairman committee to supervise the Kogi state governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) escaped been killed by gunmen.

The Primaries as reported by NAN ended abruptly in the early hours of Wednesday when gunmen invaded the venue of the election, at Lokoja Confluence Stadium.

A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that voting had ended and sorting of votes were going on when the gunmen came to the venue at about 1:45a.m. and started shooting from different directions.

According to report, votes in eight out of the 10 ballot boxes had already been counted and sorted before the disruption by the gunmen.

Aspirants, delegates and others scampered for safety while the number of casualty's has yet to be ascertained as at the time of filing this report.