Vice Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos State Samuel Kayode popularly known as Epo Kinkin, was shot dead on Thursday.
Mr Samuel was attacked by unidentified assailants when he attended the All Progressive Congress rally at the Agboju area of Lagos State.
According to sources, a gunshot was heard at the meeting, residents and crowds at the rally hurriedly left the hall.
The deceased was later found in a pool of blood inside the hall where the rally was held Jimoh Buhari, the spokeman for Lagos State NURTW chairman Musilu Akisanya ‘MC Oluomo’, confirmed the incident.
“He was protecting a fellow politician, Wale Yusuf, from harassment when the gunmen shot him dead,” he said.
The Lagos state police command is yet to issue a press statement on the matter