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Three INEC staff members die in Benue

2015-03-30 09:33
Nigeria elections
Abuja - Three adhoc staff members of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are reported to have died while performing election duties in Benue State, Vanguard reports. 

Professor Istfanus Dafwang, Resident INEC Commissioner on the State, made the development known yesterday at the INEC headquarters in Makurdi.

Professor Dafwang confirmed that amongst the dead is a female staff member who was killed on Saturday morning in an accident on her way to her post on Oju LGA.

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The other two deceased are said to have passed away in an accident on their way back to Makurdi after performing their duties.

In addition, Dafwang also noted the destruction of election materials at an unnamed location in the Guma LGA of the state. 

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