March 19, (THEWILL) – The Campaign Coordinator of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ahoada-West Local Government Area of Rivers State, Chisom Lennard, has been killed.
The State APC Publicity Secretary, Darlington Nwauju, who confirmed the development, said Lennard was abducted on Saturday, by gunmen while voting for the governorship and state House of Assembly elections at his Ibagwa polling unit 2, ward 10, in Ahoada West LGA.
“He was abducted from his polling unit during the voting process and taken away. Nobody knew where they took him to. It was later in the evening of Saturday that his body was discovered,” he said.
His body was found along the Ibueahi-Ubeta road in Ahoada-West LGA of the State.
Lennard, an estate surveyor and a former board member of the Greater Port Harcourt City Development Authority during the tenure of Rotimi Amaechi, was an APC LGA caretaker chairman and a PhD student at Rivers State University.
The State Police Command has not issued any statement on the incident.