Cases of electoral violence recorded across the nation

AS the Presidential and National Assembly elections holds nationwide today, cases of violence have been recorded across the country.

In Dekna, Kogi State, thugs of the All Progressives Congress (APC) attacked Polling Unit 25 and injured some INEC officials and a Voter.

Some people also got injured when youths disrupted the election process in the Nyong Nyong Polling unit area in Plateau state’s Kanam Local Government Area.


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Police officers on duty arrested some of those causing the chaos and took them to Dengi Divisional headquarters Kanam LGA.

In Akwa Ibom, arguments between two people led to the scattering and burning of electoral materials at Lutheran Primary School, Atai Nto Obo, Etim Ekpo, LGA.




     

     

    A ballot box destruction occurred at Polling unit 01 Abogede, Ankpa, Kogi state, when some youths insisted that the election would not hold in the unit.

    Armed men disrupted voting this morning in Akinyele, Aguda Surulere, Lagos, housing polling units 081,082 and 083 and took away the ballot boxes and papers.

    Party supporters clashed violently at Angwa- Jama Polling unit in Lokoja, Kogi state.

    The data presented here has been obtained from UZABE, the most locally-sourced election observation tool developed by Connected Development.

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