On the day one person was killed in Lagos, a member of the All Progressive Congress in Gombe State was killed on Saturday during the party’s local government congress.
Three other people were injured in the violence that occurred during the party’s local government congress in Deba town, headquarters of Yamaltu/Deba Local Government Area of the state.
The police in the state confirmed the casualty and said two people have been arrested in connection with the incident.
The police spokesperson, Mary Mallum, said the violence was between youth factions of the APC in the area. She said the incident is already being investigated.
An eyewitness, Sani Deba, identified the dead victim to EAGLESWATCH.ORG.
Mr Deba said the Salihu Dage was killed after voting had ended and during collation. He said five people sustained injuries in the violence.
He named the injured as Abdullahi Umar, Abdullahi Puma, Shu’aibu and two others. The violence in Gombe is not an exception during the nationwide APC congress.
EAGLESWATCH.ORG earlier reported how one person was killed during the same local government congress in Lagos State.