Hoodlums kill one, injure scores during Lagos APC primary – Punch Newspapers


Samson Folarin

There was pandemonium in the Kosofe, Epe and Lagos Island areas of Lagos State on Thursday as hoodlums loyal to some aspirants of the All Progressives Congress opened gunfire on some residents and party members.

PUNCH Metro gathered that while no fewer than seven people, including a former chairmanship aspirant, Ibrahim Mustapha, were injured in Kosofe, one person was killed and about 10 injured in A4 polling unit in Epe.

The deceased was identified as 30-year-old Idris Alooma.

Many were reportedly injured in the fracas on the Lagos Island.

On Thursday, the APC held primary election for aspirants seeking the party’s tickets into the House of Representatives.

Election was not held for the senatorial tickets because former candidates were reportedly returned unopposed.

Our correspondent learnt that trouble started at Ward F, Ikosi-Isheri, Kosofe, when some supporters…

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