Unknown Gunmen Attack APC Agents, Steal Over N1.5 Million

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In a shocking incident, unknown gunmen targeted agents of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at All Saints Anglican Church in Egbu, Imo State, making away with over N1.5 million in cash.

According to information gathered by our correspondent, the assailants, numbering several, stormed the church premises, which housed four polling units. In a brazen act, they engaged in shooting and approached the APC officials, demanding the money.

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The chaotic scene unfolded as policemen and journalists scrambled for safety amidst the intense gunfire.

An eyewitness and voter, Okey, recounted the harrowing experience, stating that the gunmen initially entered the premises appearing like regular voters. However, they swiftly revealed their true intentions, brandishing arms and creating panic as policemen fled the scene.

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“We had just finished complaining about the APC agent’s low bargaining for votes when these boys walked in and demanded for the money that was about to be shared amidst heavy shooting, while everyone took to their heels,” Okey explained.

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The incident raises concerns about the security of election proceedings and the safety of individuals involved in the electoral process. Authorities are expected to launch investigations into the attack, and stakeholders are keenly awaiting updates on measures taken to prevent such incidents in the future.



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