ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Bar Oyibo Chukwu, the Labour Party’s (LP) Senatorial candidate for Enugu East, has been reportedly shot dead.
His death came three days to the presidential and senatorial elections.
Though details of his death are still sketchy as at the time of filing this report, Chukwu was said to have been shot dead and then burnt inside the vehicle he was in, PM News reports.
It was gathered that the deceased was contesting for the Senate, with his opponents being Chimaroke Nnamani of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Ada Ogbu of the All Progressives Congress, (APC).
Meanwhile, supporters of Peter Obi, the presidential and of the LP, have expressed anger and bitterness over the reported death of the candidate three days to the elections.
An unverified video on social media showed a man burnt inside a campaign vehicle with people around the scene weeping and wailing.