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INEC office in Rivers set ablaze

2015-04-11 17:03
A ballot box  ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Rivers - Three sticks of dynamite were thrown by suspected political thugs into the premises of the Independent National Electoral Commission office in the town of Buguma, Rivers State.

The dynamite was thrown into the situation room, a coalition of election monitors, said in a post on its Twitter account.

One person was earlier killed in a gun battle alleged to have involved thugs from the two political parties in the state at Omuawa community in Ikwerre LGA.

Also read: One killed as thugs clash in Rivers State

The shooting which occurred at the Omuawa-Ubima road, the way that leads to Amaechi’s community started around 10am as the residents of the area fled for safety.

Read more on: inec  |  rivers state  |  2015 elections

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