Monday, May 10

Corps Members Run For Safety as Gunmen Invade Polling Unit in Rivers

National Youth Service Corps members working as ad hoc staff for INEC has escaped death after gunmen reportedly invaded a polling unit in Rivers State.

Corps members run for safety as gunmen invade polling unit in Rivers lailasnews 5

The incident reportedly occurred in Bonny local government, Rivers State and the gunmen were reported to be over 20.

They invaded the unit with dangerous weapons, shooting sporadically, carting away ballot boxes, looting and robbing electoral officers.

As at the time of this report, the unit is deserted, everyone has scampered for safety.

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Bonny LGA, Rivers State at the moment. The lives of NYSC ad-hoc INEC staffs in danger as gunshots rebt the air.

This is coming after a similar incident was reported in the Ikota Area of Lagos.

Suspected thugs and ballot boxes snatchers were reported to have invade a polling unit in the area and made away with the ballot boxes after threatening the lives of the voters and INEC staff at the unit.

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