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KOGI 2019: Dino Melaye announces death of nephew allegedly shot at polling unit

Police not assassins invaded Sen Melaye’s home –Kogi Command

Senator Dino Melaye has revealed that his nephew, Olorunjuwon was killed after sustaining gunshot injuries during Saturday’s election in Kogi State.

Melaye shared on his Twitter page Sunday morning saying: “My nephew Olorunjuwon who was shot at my polling unit yesterday died this morning. My brother your death is a Supreme sacrifice in the struggle for the liberation of our people. Rest in peace aburo… So sad.”

Meanwhile, the police in Lokoja also confirmed the death of three people during the governorship election.

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The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Akeem Busari, who confirmed the deaths to newsmen on Sunday, said that the command was still compiling its report on the poll to ascertain the actual number of casualties.

He also revealed that 10 persons were arrested across the state during the election.

He said, “It was gathered that three persons died in Lokoja when armed thugs invaded St. Luke Primary School, Adanakolo, during the election.”

Busari, however, described the situation in the state as calm.

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