BAYELSA POLL: Allege APC Thugs Snatch INEC Materials


Some ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and a National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member, were on Saturday attacked by suspected thugs of the All Progressives Congress, APC, during the governorship election in Bayelsa State.

The thugs also carted away election materials, including the BVAS for Ward 1, Unit 23, located at Onopa in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state.

The bag and other belongings of the Corps member were also taken by armed thugs.

Confirming the incident, the agent of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said the collation and sorting of votes was ongoing when the armed thugs invaded the unit. He also confirmed that no one was injured in the incident.

Also, at Ward11 of Opume and Emakalakala in Ogbia Local Government area of the state, suspected APC thugs descended on polling units 14,15 and 19, disrupting the election process.

But some results had been recorded before the process was disrupted.

In the same vein, at Ward 3 in Olodiama community of the Southern Ijaw Local Government area of the state, armed thugs carted away the original result sheets of polling units 14,15,16,17,18 and 19.

Credit: Daily Post except headline


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