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2023 Elections: Thug reportedly gunned down while snatching ballot box in Kogi



Idris Ojochenemi Akayaba, a ballot box snatcher, was reportedly shot dead in Ayangba, Kogi State while attempting to steal electoral materials during the 2023 elections.

Despite the largely free and fair elections across the country, some states, Lagos, Kogi and Borno inclusive were faced with voting difficulties at the hands of thugs and other miscreants.

At the Kogi State University community polling centre on Saturday, February 25, security operatives reportedly shot Idris dead for making a run with a ballot box.

Reports suggest that Akayaba had recently completed the NYSC program. His photos have circulated the internet space with questions on how he got involved in the disruption of the electoral process.

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