Unknown gunmen have killed a popular member of the All Progressive Congress Party (APC), Samuel Kayode, popularly known as Ekpo Kinkin, at the Agboju area of Lagos State.
Naija News reports that Kayode who is also Vice Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the area was shot dead on Thursday evening.
Kayode was said to have attended the flag-off of the party’s local government campaign at Oriade Local Development Area, Thursday evening before he was killed.
According to an eyewitness, the NURTW member was shot in the leg outside the LCDA secretariat.
Kayode was said to have been rushed to the Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital, Navy Town, Ojo, where he was confirmed dead.
A member of the party who spoke on the condition of anonymity expressed surprise that a bullet in the leg could claim someone’s life.
He narrated, “Ekpo Kinkin was a very popular person in this area. He was shot, right in Oriade LCDA secretariat, close to Agboju police station.
“During the stampede caused by the gunshot, a man suspected to have pulled the trigger, was said to have been seen walking casually out of the premises.
“We have lodged a complaint to the Police. We hope they will fish out Ekpo’s killer.”
Source: Naija News