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The mother of a former Councilor in PortHarcourt Local Government Councillor,Mr Endurance was shot by suspected cultists on Monday morning  at Egede street, Mile 2 Diobu PortHarcourt over the refusal of the ex-councillor to pay “election security money’ to cultists.

Eyewitness account say the suspected cultists led one Zubi met  the ex-councillor in the front of his house at Egede street demanding that the former Councillor pays them (suspected cultists) “election security money”.

We learned  that the ex-councillor insisted that he has no money to give to them (suspected cultists).The speech of the ex-councillor was said to have infuriated the hoodlums who started throwing bottles into his compound.

The source further disclosed that Mr Endurance ran into into his house and the suspected cultists opened fire on him.The former councillor narrowly escaped the bullet which caught his mother.

Another eyewitness said the hoodlums escaped after the shooting incident .The Azikiwe Police Division incharge of the area and other Police units has visited the scene  as at press time while the woman was rushed to the hospital.

.When contacted the spokesperson for the Rivers State Police command SP Grace Iringe Koko confirmed the incident 

She said the woman is receiving medical attention in an undisclosed hospital while investigation is ongoing with a view to arresting perpetrators

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