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APC campaign Director shot dead hours after he was abducted by gunmen at Polling Unit

The Campaign Coordinator of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ahoada-West Local Government Area of Rivers State, Mr. Chisom Lennard, has been found dead hours after he was abducted, Punch reports.

Punch said Lennard was kidnapped by the 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.

It was gathered that the APC chieftain tried to stop the gunmen from snatching election materials when he was whisked away in a commando fashion.

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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 deceased was an estate surveyor and a former board member of the Greater Port Harcourt City Development Authority during the tenure of Rotimi Amaechi.

The state’s APC Publicity Secretary, Mr. 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.