Tension in Evwrenii as thugs destroy BVAS machines, other electoral materials


By Francesca Iwambe

There is growing tension in Evwrenii as suspected to be working for a former Delta lawmaker and a serving commissioner have destroyed all electoral materials, including some machines.

As at the time of filing this report, voting has been disrupted in all the polling units in Evwreni, in Ughelli North local area.

A team of journalists monitoring the elections were prevented from entering the community by the rampaging thugs.

It was gathered that security personnel sent to the community have been compromised as they allegedly supervised the disruption of the electoral process.

Some of the corp members and other electoral officials were attacked by the thugs, some sustained injuries, while about three BVAS machines were smashed.

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