2019 election: INEC staff killed in Rivers state


An Ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was yesterday killed in Rivers state during the general elections.

Mrs Ibisika Amachree who served as an adhoc staff during the elections in Rivers state, was killed by a stray bullet while returning home after the elections in Degema.

Ibisika Amachree died before she could receive medical attention.

Widespread violence that disrupted the elections on Saturday in Rivers State is affecting the collation of results across the state.

Voting was disrupted in various places across the states amid incidents ranging from disputes over the location of polling units to armed attacks.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was forced to cancel the elections in two local government areas (LGAs), Bonny and Akuku Toru, due to violence.


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