Bayelsa Governorship Poll: INEC Loses Results Sheets To Boat Capsize
Saturday November 11, 2023
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) late Friday night disclosed that a boat carrying election personnel to registration Area-17 (Koluama) in Southern Ijaw LGA capsized.
According to Bayelsa state INEC office HOD, Voters Education dept, Wilfred Ifogah, no life was lost as all election personnel numbering 12 and the boat operator were rescued.
The release stated that the number of registered voters in the affected registration area is 5368 and the number of PVC’s collected is 5311, adding that the commission is making efforts to ensure the conduct of election in the affected area.
INEC also reports that its SPO assigned to registration area- 06 (Ossioma) in Sagbama LGA was abducted while waiting to board a boat at Amassoma Jetty.