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Destroyed BVAS Machine by Suspected Thugs in Evwerni, Ughelli North, Delta State

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Violence Mar Election at Evwerni as Suspected Thugs Destroy BVAS Machine, Electoral Materials


There is growing tension in Evwerni as thugs suspected to be working for a former Delta lawmaker and a serving Commissioner has destroyed all electoral material, including some BVAS machines.

As of the time of filing this report, voting has been disrupted in all the polling units in Evwerni, in Ughelli North Local Government Area.

A team of Journalists monitoring the elections were prevented from entering the community by the rampaging thugs allegedly loyal to a serving State Commissioner.

It was gathered that security personnel sent to the community have been compromised as they allegedly supervised the disruption of the process.

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Some of the corp members and other electoral officials were attacked by the thugs, some sustained injuries, why about three BVAS machines were smashed.

Evwerni is the country home of the Founding Leader of APC in Delta State, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, whom some PDP leaders had allegedly hosted the they will not allow voting to take place, and even with security personnel on ground, they were able to carry out their threats.


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