Reports in southeast say a private motorist was killed on Friday, October 20 during the launch of the campaign of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Tony Nwoye.
Naij.com reports that a Facebook user, Okutalukwe Chioma Jennifer who posted the report claimed, the man was reportedly shot dead by policemen in the security detail of Nwoye after he blocked the road of the convoy heading to the rally. “According to an eye witness Mrs Onuorabuchi Okafor said the reason why the man was killed is because the man mistakenly block APC candidate Tony Wonye’s convey on the holdup and the police shot him in his Toyota Camry,” a saddened Jennifer wrote.
An eyewitness claimed he appeared to have been struggling for the way with the convoy before he was shot.
The occurrence caused an uproar on social media with many arguing against and some for the actions of the security officials.
Many people are however sad at the action of Nwoye’s security guards, the poster said.