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Breaking: 2 APC chieftains shot dead in Rivers during Election

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— 2019 Nigeria Decides: Ex PDP Chairman in Rivers shot dead

Monwon Etete shot dead during Presidential and National election day.

A former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State, Monwon Etete, has been shot dead.

He was killed by yet to be identified gunmen in his hometown of Andoni on Saturday afternoon while voters were waiting for the commencement of elections.

The murder of Etete, who is now a member of the All Progressives Congress, has sent panic across the entire community.

A statement by the APC Publicity Secretary in Rivers State, Senibo Chris Finebone, said Etete was former council chairman of Andoni local government area while Ignatius was an Ex-official member of APC Rivers State Executive committee.

He said the gunmen, whom he claimed were from the opposition party, also killed another person believed to be late chief Etete’s cousin.

According to him, “PDP thugs have shot to death an APC chieftain in Asarama, Andoni LGA, Chief Mowan Etete. Etete was a former council chairman.

“ Also, killed was his elder brother and another victim that is believed to be his cousin.

It’s instructive to note that PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus is from Andoni LGA in Rivers State.

“Ignatius, An Ex-official member of APC Rivers State Executive committee was also shot to death in Ajakaja, same Andoni LGA of Prince Secondus.”