Rivers re-run: hoodlums attack INEC officials, 25 hospitalized

The Independent National Electoral Commission said that more than 25 of its staff members were hospitalised due to Saturday’s supplementary election held in Etche, Rivers.

Reports say the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Elder Aniedi Ikoiwak, said in Port Harcourt that the victims were attacked and wounded by rivers people.

According to him, one of the victims regained consciousness on Sunday.

Ikoiwak noted that the victims were on official duties and needed a peaceful environment to achieve success.

He called on Nigerians to condemn the alleged attack.

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