Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Gunmen Invade Edo IDPs voting centre, injure many

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Suspected gunmen on Saturday morning invaded Eresoyen Primary School in Ohogua-Iguoshodin community, Ovia North East local government area of Edo state where inmates at the Internally Displaced Person (IDP) vote and in the process injured many people and carted away BVAS machines and other voting materials.

thug snatched BVAS

It was gathered that officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) arrived with the materials at about 7:30 am and accreditation and voting commenced simultaneously at exactly 8:30 am.

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The gunmen numbering three were said to have alighted from an unmarked black vehicle and started shooting into the air and in the melee, took away the BVAS machine and other voting materials.

A voter in the community, Joseph Simon lamented that there were very few unarmed security agents around when the incident happened.

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Similarly, Violence has been reported in some polling units in the Ajiran area of Agungi, Lekki, Eti-Osa Local Government Area in Lagos State on Saturday morning attacked by gunmen, who snatched ballot boxes.

According to report, the hoodlum attack happened in PU 108, PU 007, PU 028, and others in the area.

Gunmen attack edo polling unit

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