Edo PDP Ward 9 Secretary shot at a popular bar in Benin
The secretary of award 9, Oredo local government area, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been reportedly shot by gunmen.
Isaiah Adanagbe was shot at a popular bar in Oza off Sokponba Road, according to a Vanguard report.
Quoting an eyewitness whose name was not mentioned, Adanagbe's death is suspected to be political because of his political angle.
"Adanagbe has been very active politically and also in the social media. He is the secretary ward 9 in Oredo.
"He came to this joint as usual and discussions started with everybody airing their opinions when suddenly he was attacked by people we thought are customers, he was beaten mercilessly and then they shot him in the leg and went away.
“People came to rescue him and he has been rushed to the hospital for treatment and the family members are good to report the incident in the police station,” the witness was quoted as saying,
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