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Student shot dead during election in Kogi, buried

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The undergraduate student of the Kogi State University identified as Daniel Usman, who was shot dead during the Presidential and National Assembly election in Kogi State, has been buried.

Student shot dead during election in Kogi, buried

Daniel Usman was shot dead in Ajetachi, Dekina Local Government Area (LGA), Anyigba area of the State.

He was buried amid tears in a funeral attended by family, friends and colleagues.

Usman was reportedly killed while trying to exercise his constitutional rights by voting on election day. It was reported that political thugs disrupted the polling unit and shot the undergraduate in the process.

Daniel Usman had coincidentally posted on social media a day before election. In his post, he advised his fellow countrymen to be watchful and be safe on election day.

It was painful he became a victim of violence on the same day.

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