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Hoodlums Shoot Policeman, Voter During Ondo Assembly Election

(Hoodlums Shoot Policeman) Some yet-to-be- identified hoodlums have shot two persons during the House of Assembly election in Ondo State.

It was gathered the victims that the Hoodlums Shoot included a s a policeman and a resident of Idanre community in the state, where the unfortunate incident occurred.

Eyewitnesses confirmed that the gunshot was fired by a suspected hoodlum.

It was said that the victims were not targeted by the assailants, therefore making them casualties of stray bullets.

NIGERIACRIME gathered that the two victims were rushed to an undisclosed hospital for medical attention.

The incident was confirmed by the Ondo State Police Command spokesperson, SP Olufumilayo Odunlami, who told newsmen that the suspect has been arrested.

According to her, a pump-action rifle and two live cartridges were recovered from the suspect.

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Meanwhile, two markets in Borno State have been burnt in separate fire incidents.

The cooking oil, orange and spices sections of the Gamboru Market, Maiduguri, were razed, as the timber section of the Biu Central Market, over 200 kilometers south of Maiduguri, suffered a similar fate.

Biu is the second principal town in Borno State.

The Gamboru Market fire, according to eyewitnesses, started around 2.30pm from the orange traders’ section, while the timber section of the Biu Central market went up in flame around 10am.

The Biu fire, according to reports, was subdued by youths before it could spread to other sections of the market, while the Gamboru fire was put out around 3.30pm by the state fire service.

Governor Babagana Zulum, who went on an on-the-spot assessment tour of Gamboru Market, commended the prompt response of the fire service, which he said stopped the fire from consuming the entire market.

He also commended the intervention of security agents, which prevented the infiltration of looters into the burning facility.

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