Gunshots rang out on Saturday as some thugs stormed Senator Dino Melaye’s polling unit in the ongoing governorship and rerun senatorial rerun elections in Kogi west.
According to reports, the thugs snatched ballot boxes and chased away voters at PU 004, Ayetoro ward 1 in Ijumu local government area of Kogi state.
The attack occured few hours after Melaye cast his vote. At least one person was reported shot after the hoodlums opened fire.
Melaye and Smart Adeyemi are contesting in the rerun election in Kogi west.
An appeal court had sacked Melaye as senator representing the zone and ordered a fresh election.