Eagle’s Sight News reports that three PDP delegates in Niger State has been killed by terrorists.
These delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were from Mariga local government area in Niger State.
They were part of the 13 delegates from the local government area returning home to obtain their means of identification to enable them vote in the PDP governorship primaries based on demand by aspirants.
It was gathered that the victims, two women and a man, were killed during an ambush by the terrorists.
Chairman of Niger PDP Electoral panel and Bayelsa Deputy Governor, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, announced this during the primaries when the local government delegates were called to cast their votes.
He urged the people to observe a minute of silence for the deceased.
The Niger PDP governorship primary was postponed over the non-availability of valid identification of delegates.
The aspirants demanded that every delegate must have a valid means of identification with their PDP membership cards.
This development made several delegates return home to get their identification to vote for their aspirants.
After consultation with all the aspirants, Ewhrudjakpo announced the deceased would be replaced with other delegates from Mariga local government area.