An alleged ballot box snatcher in the Anyigba Local Government Area of Kogi State was, on Saturday, gunned down as security forces attempted to thwart his mission of disrupting the off-season election in the area.
The identity of the deceased and the political party he purportedly worked for remained unconfirmed at the time of this report.
Also, details about whether the individual was shot dead by security agents or other unidentified assailants remain unclear.
Transition Monitoring Group reported the incident on its official account, stating that the alleged party thug was shot in an attempt to disrupt the election by snatching the ballot box in Anyigba LGA, Kogi State.
The off-season governorship election is concurrently going on in Kogi, Bayelsa, and Imo states.