APC Thugs Shot Sporadically, Injure Many, Burnt Electoral Materials At The Ebonyi APGA Guber Candidate’s Ward.

The thugs shot sporadically and injured some people who are currently at the hospital and destroyed the BVAS machine at Omege ward.

Omege ward is the polling unit of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Gubernatorial candidate in the State, Professor Ifeanyi Bernard Odoh who has faced several attacks before Saturday’s election.

An Eye witness and APGA Ward Agent for the ward Eye witness explained that the unfortunate situation has deprived the people of the area of their right to Vote.

What happened here is very unfortunate and it has never happened in Omege ward before, our youths and the civil defense men accompanied the materials from the local government to the polling unit.

“On reaching here, people were waiting for INEC to bring out the materials, unknown to us, some Ebubeagu people came down from a bike with pump action and started shooting and injuring people.

One of them rushed to where INEC officials kept the materials and brought out sensitive items like the Accreditation System BVAS and register and started shooting to scare people away before burning the BVAS”. he said.

Another witness said. “We have been here since morning to vote but they have destroyed our materials, all the women are here to vote, we need to vote it is our right“. she added

Electorate has protested over the burning of the Electoral materials, meant for the polling unit as it was destroyed by some political thugs, loyal to the ruling party against their right to vote for their preferred Candidate.

Though the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Ebonyi State. while reacting to the incident said electoral materials were being resent to the affected Polling Unit. SP Onome Onovwakpoyeya assured the Electorate that the election will still be conducted there.

Views: 0

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *