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50 000 ballot papers missing in Delta

2015-03-27 22:34
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Asaba - Ten cartons containing at least fifty thousand (50 000) ballot papers are said to be missing in Delta state, just few hours to the presidential and National Assembly elections.

Report reaching News24 Nigeria claimed that the ballot papers were missing from the safe hands of Central Bank of Nigeria in the state.

Also read: Kaduna Police restricts movement from 6pm Friday

However, the missing ballot papers are not for the presidential election, but for the House of Representatives in two constituencies of Delta State.

The ballot papers are for the Ethiope West and Ethiope East Federal constituencies.

Report says the House of Representative election might not hold in these constituencies on Saturday, March 28.

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