The continued ‘drama’ at the ongoing gubernatorial elections in Bayelsa has taken a new turn as a fake official of the Independent National Electoral Commission has been arrested at Famgbe, Yenagoa, The Nation reports.
The suspect was reportedly hired to help rig the election in the area. According to reports, after adequate questioning, the suspect made confessional statement indicting some government officials.
Fake INEC Staff Arrested in Famgbe
However, Situation Room reports that two people have been killed while twelve others were seriously injured with bullet wounds in an attack at Basambiri, Nembe LGA of Bayelsa state by political thugs.
Meanwhile, there are reports that serious violence have erupted at Ekeremor town, Ekeremor local government area.
Armed thugs have reportedly hijacked security process within the area, bringing all electoral activities to a halt.
Also, in Southern Ijaw local government, precisely in Amassoma Grammar School, men of the Joint Task Force have repelled efforts by armed political thugs who attempted to hijack electoral materials meant for some units in the ward.