An electoral observer has been shot by a policeman in Umuida
community, Enugu Ezike, Igbo-Eze north local government area of Enugu
The observer whose identity is yet to be ascertained was shot in the
head by the police officer stationed close to the residence of Ayogu
Eze, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in
Ebere Amarizu, spokesman of the Enugu police
command, confirmed the incident to journalists. He attributed it to
The observer was first taken to St Mary’s Hospital in Enugu Ezike before he was transferred to another hospital in Enugu town.
The man was said to have had a confrontation with the policeman at a polling unit metres away from Eze’s residence.
Details to follow…