Violence At APC Primaries Leave Two Dead

Violence At APC Primaries Leave Two Dead

Fighting erupted on Monday at the All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries held for councillors in Oshodi, Lagos state.

It was learned that a party stalwart and zonal chairman of Okada Welfare Association for Oshodi, Mafoluku, Isolo axis, Aro Razak Bello, popularly known as Hamburger, was shot dead by unknown assailants.

He was said to have been shot dead by unknown gunmen at Methodist Primary School, venue of the Ward A primary election, while trying to protect Idris Ariyo, one of the 18 returned council chairmen in the state.

According to reports, Hamburger, the CEO of Roseburg Hotel, was a popular socialite and fan of prominent fuji artiste.

His body is said to have been deposited at the Lagos General Hospital.

Another man, Jamiu Desoko, suspected to be one of those who shot at the deceased, was rumoured to have been killed in retaliation on Monday evening.

The crises disrupted activities in Shogunle and Mafoluku area of Oshodi, as commercial vehicles avoided the area over fears of a reprisal by hoodlums. 

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