The PDP governorship primaries for Kogi state was subjected to an unexpected end early this morning (September 4) as a group of unidentified gunmen devastate the election process at Lokoja Confluence Stadium.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that at the time the gunmen showed up shooting from different directions, the voting process was already over and sorting of votes had begun at about 1:45 a.m.
The officials had already sorted eight out of the 10 ballot boxes. Candidates, delegates and others who were present ran for their dear lives
NAN reports that the Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa, escaped the bullets. Also, the number of casualties were yet to be verified.