Gunmen have shot dead the All Progressives Congress Campaign Coordinator Chisom Lennard, in Ahoada-West Local Government Area of Rivers State, hours after he was abducted.
The deceased was reportedly abducted by the gunmen dressed in police uniform while voting for the governorship and state House of Assembly elections was going on at Ibagwa polling unit 2 ward 10 in Ahoada West LGA.
Lennard’s body was riddled with bullets in a pool of his own blood along the Ibueahi-Ubeta road in Ahoada+West LGA of the state.
The state Publicity Secretary of the party, Darlington Nwauju confirmed the incident to newsmen on Sunday.
Nwauju said, “He was abducted from his polling unit during the voting process and taken away”.
According to reports, the APC chieftain was making efforts to stop the gunmen from snatching election materials when he was whisked away to an unknown destination.