Edo Election: INEC official shot, another cut in the face in Etsako

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An official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been reportedly shot in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State.
INEC official shot, another cut in the face in Etsako (BusinessDay)

He, however, maintained that the victim was not dead but in critical condition at a hospital in the state.

The collation officer also disclosed that another ad-hoc official was cut in the face on Saturday when violence erupted at a polling unit in the local government.

According to him, some hoodlums suspected to be political thugs stormed the venue of the election and disrupted the exercise.

As a result, the election could not be concluded at the polling area.

Giving a general update on the election in Etsako Central, Professor said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 7,478 votes while the All Progressives Congress (APC) scored 8,359.

Source: Pulse Nigeria

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