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Councillorship Candidate Killed, Two Others Kidnapped in Delta State by Unknown Gunmen

Unknown Gunmen have killed Mr. Elliot Offa, a councillorship candidate in the forthcoming local Government elections, in Delta State, Nigeria

The tragic event reportedly happened along the Jesse/Oben road, which is a boundary between Delta and Edo States, Torixus reports.

Torixus learnt that late. Offa and other two people were coming back from the office of the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC, Asaba when the attackers surrounded them, shot sporadically and killed the councillorship candidate.

According to the report presented to Torixus, the deceased was the immediate past Supervisory Councillor on Environment of Ethiope-West Local Government Council.

When contacted, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya confirmed the report saying,”They said it happened in Edo State, not Delta State.”

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