Two agents of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the ongoing bye-election for Kogi/Koto-Karfe federal constituency, have been shot by suspected political thugs allegedly working for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kogi State.
The Chief Press Secretary to the former Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Umar Ali confirmed this.
The name of the agents is still unknown as at the time of filing this report.
Ali, whose principal is a candidate under the Social Democratic Party (SDP), said that the two agents have been whisked to an unknown hospital for treatment.
He said they were shot inside their vehicle along Federal Medical Centre road in Lokoja.