The All Progressive Congress party has lost one of its illustrious members after being shot at the APC rally held on Thursday 8th July

This happened when the ruling party’s campaign in the state turned rowdy and bloody

Samuel Kayode who was the vice-chairman of the NURTW was shot dead by thugs while he was trying to protect a colleague from being harassed during the rally

The leadership of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos has confirmed the murder of its vice-chairman, Samuel Kayode (aka Ekpo Kinkin).

According to Jimoh Buhari, the spokesman of the union’s chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, Ekpo was shot dead by scoundrels

He disclosed that Ekpo, who was an APC member, was killed by thugs who hijacked the rally while he tried to protect another politician from being harmed.

In His words: “He was protecting a fellow politician, Wale Yusuf, from harassment when the gunmen shot him dead”

An Eyewitness of the incidence also said “Ekpo Kinkin was a very popular person in this area. He was shot, right in Oriade LCDA secretariat, close to Agboju police station.

“In the midst of the  commotion caused by the gunshot, a man believed to have pulled the trigger, was said to have been seen walking casually out of the premises.”

However, the police command in Lagos is yet to verify the report and release details on the sad development.

 

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