Lagos: Popular NURTW Boss, Double As APC Chieftain ” Epo Kinkin ” Shot Dead

Samuel Kayode, popularly known as Ekpo Kinkin

A Popular member of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, who is presently a vice Chairman Samuel Kayode, popularly known as Epo Kinkin, has been shot dead at Agboju area of Lagos, Thecitypulsenews reports.

Epo kinkin, is also a strong member of the All Progressive Congress Party, APC, the deceased had attended the flag off of the party’s local government campaign at Oriade Local Development Area, Thursday evening.

Present at the meeting were top officials of the party among whom was Chairman of the Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area, Mr Valentine Buraimo.

Eye witnesses said while the meeting was on, a gunshot was heard from the crowd outside.

When those inside the hall rushed out to find out reason for the gunshot, Kayode was found in the pool of his blood.
The bullet from the unidentified gunman, as gathered, hit him in the leg.
The tragedy threw the entire premises into disarray as everyone took to their heels.

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Kayode was said to have been rushed to the Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital, Navy Town, Ojo, where he was confirmed dead.
A member of the party who spoke on the condition of anonymity, expressed surprise that a bullet in the leg could claim someone’s life.

Explaining what happened, he said, “Epo Kinkin was a very popular person in this area. He was shot, right in Oriade LCDA secretariat, close to Agboju police station.
“During the stampede caused by the gunshot, a man suspected to have pulled the trigger, was said to have been seen walking casually out of the premises.

“We have lodged a complaint to the Police. We hope they will fish out Epo’s killer,” sources stated.

Lagos: Popular NURTW Boss, Double As APC Chieftain " Epo Kinkin " Shot Dead
Samuel Kayode, popularly known as Ekpo Kinkin

! Lagos: Popular NURTW Boss, Double As APC Chieftain ” Epo Kinkin ” Shot Dead