March 2, 2024

INEC suspends Enugu East Senatorial election over death of LP candidate

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the Enugu east senatorial election over the death of Oyibo Chukwu, the Labour Party’s candidate.

Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, announced the development on Friday during a media briefing at the national collation centre in Abuja.

Chukwu was reportedly killed and set ablaze at Amechi Awkunanaw in Enugu south LGA on Wednesday after gunmen opened fire on his convoy.

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