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River State: Thugs Hijack INEC Materials in Akuku Toru LGA

Rivers state party thugs hijacked materials and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) personnel meant for Akuku Toru local government area for wards 15, 16 and 17.

The hijacking was allegedly carried out by a group of militants led by Kenneth and Hope Opusungi and were taken to Freetown, a hinterland coastal community.

In Tombia and Akuku Toru local government, PDP had by Friday night filled the community with Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, bouncers who are attacking APC members and at the same time, preventing those returning home to vote from entering the town. They were doing so in the presence of soldiers who were few in number.

The Caretaker Committee Chairman, Fenibo Jack, and others were injured on Friday.

In Buguma which is in Asari Toru Local government, policemen were busy all day arresting chieftains of All Progressives Congress, APC.

In Gokana local government, trained INEC ad hoc personnel were replaced with untrained manpower suspected to be PDP members. It was believed to have been done in connivance with the LGA Electoral Officer.

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