Voting materials in Wards 2, 3, 4, and 5 of Ogbia Local Government Area, constituency five of Bayelsa State, have been allegedly hijacked and destroyed for the House of Assembly election.
Governor Douye Diri strongly condemned the act in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Daniel Alabrah.
Governor Diri urged the Inspector General of Police and Commissioner of Police for Bayelsa state to restore peace in the area.
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Meanwhile, accreditation and voting were yet to start at ward polling units 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, and 19 in Atissa Constituency, Yenagoa LGA of Bayelsa State as at 9 am.
It was observed that INEC officials and voting materials had yet to leave the Atissa centre as at 8:45 am.
Buses and other vehicles were seen being loaded with voting materials to depart for polling units in the area.
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