An alleged ballot box snatcher in the Anyigba Local Government Area of Kogi State was gunned down on Saturday as security forces took action to thwart his mission of disrupting the off-season election.
The identity of the deceased and the political party he purportedly worked for remained unconfirmed at the time of this report.
Details surrounding whether the individual was shot down by security agents or other unidentified assailants remain unclear.
The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) reported the incident on its official account, stating that the alleged leading political party thug was shot in an attempt to disrupt the election by snatching the ballot box in Anyigba LGA, Kogi State.
DAILY POST reports that the off-season governorship election is concurrently taking place in Kogi, Bayelsa, and Imo States.