Voting Holds Inside APC Candidate, Magnus Abe's Compound in Rivers State (Photo)

3 years ago

According to a Premium Times report, voting took place inside the compound of the All Progressives Congress’ candidate for Rivers South East senatorial district, Magnus Abe.

The incident which is against the law allegedly took place at Mr. Abe’s house located at Bera, Gokana Local Government Area, LGA.

The report further stated that materials used for the voting exercise held in his compound are believed to be those meant for his unit 10, Ward 16, Bera, Gokana LGA.

Premium Times gathered that voters thronged to the man's compound to vote with scores of security operatives, including soldiers and police officers guarding the compound.

People whose identify could not be verified were in charge of the exercise, while those who were confirmed to be INEC staff just hung around the compound holding trivial discussions with aides of Mr. Abe.

Among them, was a corps member and two others who wore INEC vests. As the voting went on underway inside Mr. Abe’s compound, heavily armed men led two buses and a pick-up truck to the compound, the report authoritatively gathered.

INEC personnel were also seen in the house. It was further gathered that materials used in the voting were reportedly hijacked with guns.

“I told them I go bring them (the materials), dem say I no fit, now we done carry them come,” a fiercely looking young man was heard boasting, apparently taking pleasure in leading the action of hijacking voting materials.

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