Gunmen have shot lifeless a councillorship candidate within the forthcoming native authorities elections, in Delta State, Mr. Elliot Offa.
The gunmen additionally kidnapped two others who had been with the deceased on the time of the incident.
The incident occurred alongside the Jesse/Oben street, a boundary between Delta and Edo States, DAILY POST stories.
It was learnt that the deceased and the 2 others had been getting back from the Workplace of the Delta State Unbiased Electoral Fee, DSIEC, Asaba when the gunmen ambushed, shot sporadically and killed the deceased.
The deceased was the rapid previous Supervisory Councillor on Setting of Ethiope-West Native Authorities Council.
When contacted, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya confirmed the report saying,”They stated it occurred in Edo State, not Delta State.”
Gunmen kill councillorship candidate, kidnap two others in Delta