The Local Government Collation Officer for Gboko Local Government Area, Professor Comfort Dooshima, has been shot by unknown gunmen, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.
Ms. Doshima, a Lecturer at the University of Agriculture, was on her way to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Headquarters, Makurdi, to present results from the Local Government, when she was attacked and shot.
She has since been rushed to the Benue State University Teaching Hospital.
Benue is one of the five States where supplementary Governorship elections were held on Saturday. The others are Sokoto, Plateau, Bauchi, and Kano.