BREAKING: 5 Suspects Arrested As PDP Chieftain is Shot Dead in Lagos Meeting

Five local government chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state have been reportedly arrested over the death of Borishade Adeniyi, chairman of Apapa local government area chapter of the party.

The arrest was reportedly ordered by the Lagos state commissioner of police, Imohimi Edgal, following reports that Borishade Adeniyi was allegedly shot dead at the venue of a PDP LG chairmen visitation meeting held on Saturday, July 21, at Igbosuku village, Eti-Osa LGA.

5 Suspects Arrested As PDP Chieftain is Shot Dead

According to news report, those arrested over the killing include Kehinde Fasasi, PDP chairman, Eti-Osa local government; Rotimi Kujore, PDP chairman, Lagos Island local government; Alhaji Fatai Adele, PDP chairman, Mushin local government; Mr. Ismail Abiola, PDP chairman, Amuwo Odofin local government and Dr. Amos Alabi Fawole, PDP chairman, Surulere local government, PM news reports.

The five PDP members have been transferred to SCIID, Panti, for further investigation. The PDP chieftain was said to have been killed after violence broke out between contending factions of the party; one faction for the state chairman, Moshood Adegoke Sabadon and the other for the Eti-Osa LG Chapter Chairman, Engr Kehinde Fasasi.

He was reportedly shot in the leg and died at the First Consultant Hospital Obalende where he was said to have been rushed for treatment.