Electoral Update: 15 allegedly shot dead in Rivers violence.

According to Independent, the victims lost their lives in violence that erupted at Akuku Toru local government area of the state.

According to the report, the voting process was affected by the development.

There were gunshots fired in polling unit 14, ward 8 in Ubima, Rivers state. Ubima is the hometown of Nigeria’s minister of transport and director-general of the Buhari/Osinbajo Presidential Campaign, Rotimi Amaechi.

A press reporter in Ubima confirmed that the gunshots could be heard from Amaechi’s polling unit in the area.

A Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) officer in the area also sent out an SOS message to her colleagues on phone, calling for security reinforcements.

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