Political thugs beat man to dying at polling unit in Ebonyi 

Suspected political thugs killed a person recognized as Nweke Peter, at a polling unit in Ezza Native Authorities Space of Ebonyi State.  The Ebonyi State chairman of the Human Rights Defenders of Nigeria, (HURIDE) Sampson Oko Nweke, who’s the brother of the deceased, stated the incident occurred through the governorship and state Home of Meeting elections at Ogboji ward on Saturday, March 18, 2023.  

The activist stated he and others managed to flee when the armed thugs invaded the polling models however his brother was not so fortunate because the gunmen beat him to a coma.   “Armed political thugs with AK-47 riffles invaded my polling unit @sales space 10, Ogboji ward, Ezza North LGA Ebonyi State. They got here in two Carter bikes,” he narrated.   

“Certainly one of them surrendered me with AK-47 at a really shut vary whereas others thugs pursued different folks within the bush. How I managed to seek out myself exterior the polling centre stays mysterious to me. I used to be virtually a lifeless particular person in the present day.  “They beat my brother, Mr Nweke Peter JPto coma. He’s being rushed to hospital in accordance with reviews from these nonetheless round there. The hoodlums have been additionally stated to have set ablaze all of the electoral supplies within the three cubicles in Ndiagu Ogboji.,cubicles 009, 010 and 011.  

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“Two weeks in the past, bro Peter came to visit me in Abakaliki. I wasn’t in the home however he met my spouse. He instructed my spouse to inform me that I must be very cautious. He stated {that a} sure political social gathering had enlisted some individuals from our neighborhood for elimination on or earlier than the election date. He stated he’s primary on the listing, I’m quantity two and three different individuals. 

“As we speak, it occurred to us. Whereas I fortunately survived it, my brother couldn’t. They killed him at my polling unit. I want in the present day by no means got here. Oh! How I want there was by no means a date referred to as 18th March, 2023. Bro Peter wouldn’t have died. A younger man so vigorous and guarantees.”  

Political thugs beat man to death at polling unit in Ebonyi



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