Benue rerun: Voters flee as thugs disrupt election, smash ballots

Suspected political thugs have disrupted the rerun election at Jato-Aka ,Tse Akough PU 012, Yaav ward, Kwande Local Government of Benue State.

A young man identified as Mr. Iorver Yough, believed to be working for the All Progressives Congress, APC, reportedly led APC thugs with Sekav Aule (Tor Geri Jato-aka) to destroy election materials.

Yough allegedly slapped the PDP agent, Micheal Iornongo, used club and machetes on him while Aule and his boys broke the ballot box and snatched the register.

Voters have fled the polling unit following the incident.

From information gathered, although some materials were recovered, the register is missing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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