- Unknown gunmen have killed a popular politician at a rally in Lagos State on Thursday.
Unknown gunmen have killed a politician, identified simply as Ekpo, in the Agboju area of Lagos State, EKO HOT BLOG has gathered.
It was gathered that the politician, until his death, was a member of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW).
EKO HOT BLOG gathered that the gunmen shot Ekpo dead at a rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos on Thursday.
It was learnt that residents, passersby, and members of the APC at the rally in the Agboju area scampered for safety when the politician was attacked by the gunmen.
As gathered by EKO HOT BLOG, the incident was confirmed by Jimoh Buhari, who is the spokesman for the NURTW Chairman in Lagos State, Musiliu Akinsanya.
“He was protecting a fellow politician, Wale Yusuf, from harassment when the gunmen shot him dead,” Buhari disclosed.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, had yet to react to the incident as of the time of filing this report.
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