A Facebook post is circulating with the claim that thugs shot Ovie Ogbara, who is said to be the younger brother of Benjamin Ogbara, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Famgbe community, Bayelsa state. The claim is circulating few hours after the off-cycle governorship election commenced in Bayelsa state.
Claim: Thugs shot the younger brother of APC’s chieftain in Famgbe community, Bayelsa state
The CDD War Room contacted one of our observers on the field, who confirmed to us that the incident actually happened. The victim is reported to have been rushed to the Federal Medical Center in Yenagoa.
CDD War Room also contacted the Bayelsa State Police public relations officer, Asinim Andrew. He said he was yet to confirm the incident.
Verdict: ALL WE KNOW