By Glam & Essence
The governorship primary election in Kogi state ended abruptly in the early hours of Wednesday, when gunmen invaded Lokoja Confluence Stadium,venue of the election.
A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that voting had ended and sorting of votes were going on when the gunmen came to the venue at about 1:45a.m. and started shooting from different directions.
According to report, votes in eight out of the 10 ballot balloxes have already been counted and sorted out before the disruption by the gunmen.
Aspirants, delegates and others scampered for safety while the number of casualty has yet to be ascertained as at the time of filing this report.
NAN correspondent said that Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa, the Chairman of the Election Committee narrowly escaped the bullets of the gunmen.