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General News of Saturday, 25 February 2023


Nigeria Elections: Two killed, one beheaded in Abia State

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Two persons have reportedly been killed in electoral violence in the Ndi Agwu community in Abam, Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State.

The PUNCH reports that the mayhem occurred in the Presidential and National Assembly polls currently underway across the country.

According to an eyewitness account, one of the victims who has been identified as Samuel Arunsi Eze was beheaded by a political thug.

The PUNCH correspondent at the scene of the event reports that one member of the thug has also been killed.

This is reportedly the first election-related deaths since polls officially began at 8:30 am.