The governorship election in Bayelsa state has opened on a bloody note with four persons already gunned down. In Oporoma. headquarters of Southern Ijaw, some ex-militants as early as 6:00 amallegedly led thugs to open fire on the LG to disrupt the distribution of election materials.

The sporadic gunshots led to the death of four peoples as JTF tried to repel the rampaging armed thugs.

An eye witness confirmed that gunshots still rents the air as the JTF called for reinforcement.

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