SAHARANEWS – Two people have been reportedly killed in Obot-Akara local government area of Akwa Ibom state after hoodlums attacked an office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) I the area.
SaharaNews learnt that many vehicles were burnt as thugs attacked party agents and supporters waiting for the delivery of sensitive election materials from the state capital of Uyo.
The suspected political thugs were said to have gone haywire after suspecting that the sensitive materials being expected from Uyo had been allegedly hijacked.
The hoodlums went on to vent their anger on the INEC office and those present, killing two people in the process.
The sad incident was confirmed by Mike Igini, INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state although the police has yet to officially confirm the attack.
The presidential and national assembly elections were postponed by INEC in the early hours of election day.