INEC official shot dead, corps members injured in Delta

In Delta State, an Independent Electoral Commission official was reportedly shot dead, while several corps members were injured.

Mr. Monday Tom, Delta State’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, confirmed this to journalists on Monday, shortly after the results of Ukwani Local Government Area were announced.

He said, “There were incidents of attack in Ukwani Local Government Area where one of us died on their way coming after the election.

“The gunmen opened fire at their bus and unfortunately killed one and injured the corps members.

“The corpers are now receiving treatment but we are planning how to move the corps members who were injured to a hospital in Asaba”

Meanwhile, 14 local governments have so far been officially announced by the INEC with LP winning in 10 while the PDP won in four.