Gunmen Attack INEC’s Electoral Commissioner in Kogi State

A statement from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC ) says  In the early hours of today, Friday 1st December 2023, around 3.30am, gunmen attacked the residence of its Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Lokoja, Kogi State.
The armed men engaged the security personnel at the residence  in a gun battle for over 30 minutes until reinforcement arrived.

While no lives were lost, property was destroyed in the ensuing gun battle.

A team of combined security personnel have been deployed to protect the residence.This incident occurred a day after a mob besieged our state office.

The electoral body  calls for a thorough investigation and enhanced security protection for its personnel and assets in Kogi State.

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