Reports from citizen reporters are suggesting that the Nigerian military killed four voters in Bayan Dutse Polling Unit, Ginga Ward in the Suru Local Government of Kebbi State.
Nafiu Abubakar, the Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the incident to journalists.
“Yes, we have received reports of the killings of four people allegedly killed by soldiers and I will give you details of the killings as soon we conclude our investigation,” he said.
Abdullahi Suru, the House of Representative-elect representing Suru federal constituency, also confirmed the deaths to journalists.
He said the incident happened around noon on Saturday, as accreditation was going on in the the APC-supporter area.