Gunmen kill kidnapped Rivers APC campaign director

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Gunmen have killed the abducted All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Coordinator in Ahoada-West Local Government Area of Rivers State, Chisom Lennard.

The gunmen, dressed in police uniform, reportedly whisked Lennard away during voting for the Governorship and Assembly elections at Ibagwa polling unit 2 ward 10 in Ahoada West LGA

The APC stalwart was said to have tried to stop the gunmen from snatching electoral materials when they seized and took him away.

Rivers APC Publicity Secretary, Darlington Nwauju confirmed the incident.

Nwauju said: “He was abducted from his unit during the voting process and taking away.Nobody knew where they took him to. It was later in the evening of yesterday (Saturday) that his body was discovered.
“He was APC LGA Caretaker chairman and was a PHD student at the Rivers State University.”

Lennard’s body was seen riddled with bullets in the pool of his blood along the Ibueahi-Ubeta road in Ahoada-West LGA.
The late APC chieftain was said to be an estate surveyor and a former board member of the Greater Port Harcourt City Development Authority during the tenure of Rotimi Amaechi.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Grace Iringe-Koko, said she would find out from the Ahoada Area command.