KogiDecides2019: INEC Official Kidnapped At Polling Unit In Lokoja

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A yet-to-be identified official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been kidnapped in SUBEB polling unit in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.

The Nation reports that the abduction happened after gunmen shot sporadically into the air while voting was going on, according to the Nation.

It was gathered voters scampered for safety before the gunmen went away with the official.

In a related development,some suspected thugs reportedly attacked the polling unit where Senator Dino Melaye voted.

The hoodlums broke one of the ballot boxes and carted away the other, shooting into the air.

They reportedly stormed the polling unit black Hilux van.

Senator Melaye confirmed the development via his official Twitter handle but indicated that the incident did not happen while he was at the polling unit.

“Shortly after I left my pooling unit one Sunday Faleke led thugs who shot sporadically and carted away the ballot box,” Melaye tweeted.

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