Kogi Polls: INEC Cancels Election In One Unit After Ballot Boxes Were...

Kogi Polls: INEC Cancels Election In One Unit After Ballot Boxes Were Snatched

By Eseme MacDonald | Associate Editor on November 21, 2015
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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has cancelled the election in one unit in Itaja Ward in Ayingba in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State.

The development became paramount after hoodlums snatched a ballot box in the unit and stole sensitive materials during accreditation The Trent gathered.

Resident Electoral Commissioner, Halilu Pai, confirmed the incident, but added that security agents managed to bring the situation under control.

Pai said the commission decided that voting activities at the unit remained cancelled until stated otherwise.

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