A former councillor of Getso ward, Ibrahim Nakuzama, has been reportedly shot dead over alleged ballot box snatching.
The incident occurred during the governorship and state assembly candidates elections.
Report has it that Nakuzama was gunned down by security operatives in Gwarzo local government area of Kano.
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An associate of the deceased, who craved anonymity, said he could not give details about the incident as he was yet to recover from the shock.
It was gathered that earlier in the day, the deceased brought refreshment for agents of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) at his polling unit.
Those close to him said it was impossible that he was attempting to snatch ballot boxes.
Nakuzama left behind two wives and six children.
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