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Gunmen attack resident of Kogi INEC REC



The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC says gunmen attacked the residence of it’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in Lokoja, Kogi State in the early hours of Friday 1st December around 3.30am 

The Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman Rotimi Oyekanmi in a press Statement said the armed men engaged the security personnel in a gun battle for over 30 minutes until reinforcement arrived. While no lives were lost, property was destroyed in the gun battle.

He also disclosed that a team of combined security personnel have been deployed to protect the residence.

This attack comes just a day after a mob besieged the Kogi State INEC office.

The Commission is calling for a thorough investigation and enhanced security protection for its personnel and assets in Kogi State.

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