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General News of Sunday, 19 March 2023


Corpse of slain APC Campaign Coordinator surface on social media

The late Chisom Lennard The late Chisom Lennard

The corpse of the slain All Progressives Congress Campaign Coordinator in Ahoada-West Local Government Area of Rivers State, Chisom Lennard has surfaced on social media.

The deceased was found dead hours after he was abducted by some unknown gunmen in Rivers.

The Punch reports that Lennard was picked by gunmen dressed in police uniform while voting for the governorship and state House of Assembly elections was ongoing at Ibagwa polling unit 2 ward 10 in Ahoada West LGA.

LIB reports that he tried to stop the gunmen from hijacking election materials when he was whisked away.

Late Lennard’s body was riddled with bullets in a pool of his blood along the Ibueahi-Ubeta road in Ahoada+West LGA of the state on Saturday evening.

The State APC Publicity Secretary, Darlington Nwauju, confirmed the sad development to the Punch.

“He was abducted from his polling unit during the voting process and taken away. Nobody knew where they took him to. It was later in the evening of Saturday that his body was discovered.” he said.