Four officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been reportedly abducted in Bauchi state, The Cable reports.
The incident reportedly happened at Jamare local government registration area 02 with Polling Unit Code 010.
A staff of INEC who escaped said the armed security operatives came in seven Toyota Hilux vans.
According to him, the abducted staff were taken away with voting materials.
“Four of our staff in Jamare LGA Registration Area 02 with Polling Unit Code 010 have been abducted with voting materials. The place was invaded by heavily armed security operatives who came in seven Toyota Hilux Vans, and took the four INEC officials to Jamare LGA to perfect their plots,” he said.
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In a related development, voters and some journalists covering the supplementary governorship election in Kano state escaped lynching by some suspected thugs at Suntulma Primary School in Gama ward of Nasarawa local government area of the state.
The journalists, who were in the area to monitor the poll, were chased out of the place by the hoodlums, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
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