In a bold move, gunmen kill a politician, kidnap two others in Delta

In an unfortunate incident, gunmen have killed a councillorship candidate in the forthcoming local government elections, in Delta State, Mr. Elliot Offa.

They went further to abduct two others who were with the deceased at the time of the incident.

This happened along the Jesse/Oben road, a boundary between Delta and Edo States.

It was gathered that the deceased and the two others were returning from the Office of the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC, Asaba when the gunmen ambushed, shot sporadically and killed the deceased.

The deceased was the immediate past Supervisory Councillor on Environment of Ethiope-West Local Government Council.

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The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya confirmed the report when contacted, saying,”They said it happened in Edo State, not Delta State.”

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