The National Union of Road Transport Workers Vice-Chairman, Samuel Kayode, also known as Ekpo Kinkin, has been shot dead in the Agboju area of Lagos State.
According to reports, the NURTW Vice-Chairman who was a member of the All Progressives Congress killed when gunmen stormed a rally organised by the party at Oriade Local Development Area.
Eyewitnesses disclosed that a gunshot was heard outside while the meeting was on, forcing people in the area to scamper to safety.
When people inside the hall rushed to the scene, Kayode was found in the pool of his blood.
The NURTW in Lagos State while confirming the incident, noted that the deceased was killed while he was trying to protect a fellow politician.
“He was protecting a fellow politician, Wale Yusuf, from harassment when the gunmen shot him dead,” said Jimoh Buhari, the spokesman for the NURTW Chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya.