3 Niger PDP Delegates Killed by Bandits

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BY HAMMED SALAWU MINNA MINNA

Three delegates from Mariga Local government area of Niger that travelled back to obtain their means of identification to enable them vote in the Peoples Democratic party Governorship election were killed during an ambush by bandits.

The three were part of 17 delegates from the local government.

The names of the victims were not disclosed but were said to comprise two women and a man.

According to the Chairman of the State Electoral panel and Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State Mr. Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo who announced the sad development later ordered delegates to observe a minute silence.

He also consulted all the Aspirants for the replacement of the three dead delegates which they consented to after a brief deliberation.