APC member shot dead in Cross River

A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was shot dead in Cross River state on Saturday March 18.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Cross River, Irene Ugbo, confirmed the incident.

The deceased, identified as Joe, was shot close to a polling unit on Saturday morning for reasons yet to be identified.

It was alleged that Joe was shot dead by a soldier in Ogoja local government for creating a rowdy scene at the yet-to-be identified polling centre.

Ugbo said the police command was still investigating the reason for his murder.

She has also assured residents of their safety across communities in the state.

Beloved John is an investigative reporter with International Centre for Investigative Reporting.

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