Yenagoa - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cancelled election in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area in Bayelsa State.
The cancellation follows the pockets of violence that took place in the area before the commencement of the voting exercise.
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Four people were killed in the area when thugs tried to hijack electoral materials on Saturday morning.
The cancellation was announced by the electoral officer for the local government area.
He said a new date for the election in the area will be announced later.
- News 24