Edit state: Thugs reportedly storms polling units, carts away ballot boxes

The Edo PDP chairman, Dan Orbih, said he was disappointed ballot boxes were stolen in the presence of security operatives

– Reports said there was mass rigging and violence in communities including Akoko Edo local government area in Edo north
With election still ongoing in some parts of the country, emerging report claimed that it was a pandemonium in the community of South Ibie and Anwai both in Etsako local government area of Edo as thugs reportedly carted away the ballot boxes.
Reacting to the incidents, Tribune reports that the chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo, Chief Dan Orbih, said he was disappointed because the ballot boxes were stolen in the presence of security operatives.
He, however, said the issue would be reported to the Independent Electoral Commission and necessary authorities for action.
Orrbih said: “What happened to the shoot- at- sight order by the president? Why were they not shot? We are going to take it up with the relevant authorities. We won’t allow this to go unchallenged.”

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