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How NURTW Vice-Chairman Ekpo Kinkin was Shot and Killed at APC Rally in Agboju Area of Lagos state

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How NURTW Vice-Chairman Ekpo Kinkin was Shot and Killed at APC Rally in Agboju Area of Lagos state

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The news of the death of NURTW Vice-Chairman Ekpo Kinkin brought a sour mode to members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Lagos state.

According to reports Samuel Kayode popularly known as Ekpo Kinkin was shot and killed by some gunmen who invaded the ruling All Progressives Congress rally organized by the party at Oriade Local Development Area of Lagos state.  This report has been confirmed by the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi.

Mr Samuel Kayode popularly known as Ekpo Kinkin was a member of the All Progressive Congress and NURTW Vice-Chairman. According to eyewitnesses, Mr Kayode has arrived for the meeting of the party at the Oriade Local government area when a gunshot was heard from the crowd outside while the meeting was on, forcing residents involved at the rally to scamper to safety. When those inside the hall rushed to the scene, Kayode was found in the pool of his blood.

However, NURTW in Lagos State confirmed the incident to The Punch, noting that the deceased was trying to protect a fellow politician when he was killed.

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“He was protecting a fellow politician, Wale Yusuf, from harassment when the gunmen shot him dead,” said Jimoh Buhari, the spokesman for the NURTW Chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya. The Lagos State Police command has open an investigation into the death of the NURTW Vice-Chairman Ekpo Kinkin to ascertain the motive behind his death.

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