INEC office in Akwa Ibom burnt down by Hoodlums

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ibesikpo Asuntan local government area of Akwa Ibom state has been burnt down by suspected hoodlums.

Some electoral materials were destroyed in the incident which happened on the eve of the governorship and state assembly elections.

The Cable reports that a witness said that the police were able to secure some electoral materials.

Akwa Ibom was among the states that recorded high rate of violence in the presidential and national assembly elections.

Mike Igini, resident electoral commissioner of the state, has visited the scene. It is unclear if the incident would affect Saturday’s election in the area.



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