Nigeria election: Fake INEC official arrested in Ilorin with election result sheets as gunmen attack polling unit in Rivers
London, Feb. 23, 2019 (AltAfrica)-A young man, impersonating as official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been nabbed with election result sheets in Ilorin, Kwara state capital
The man with INEC official tag, most likely fake was identified by Some of the protesting electorate identified as “Younger brother to Kwara PDP stalwart, Alhaji Ladi Hassan’’.
The police intervened and took him away as the electorate were becoming more restive.
Younger brother to Kwara PDP stalwart, Alhaji Ladi Hassan of the caught with result sheets and arrested for impersonating INEC official. #Nigeriadecides201945111:21 AM – Feb 23, 2019576 people are talking about thisTwitter Ads info and privacy
Additional reports identified the man as Mr. Olayinke Ohoh, who was arrested at Alanamu in Ilorin West.
BREAKING: Olayinka Okoh(Alhaji Ladi Hassan junior brother who is a Former SUBEB chairman & also PDP Gov. Aspirant) was arrested at Alanamu, Ilorin West, caught impersonating as an INEC official.
Results sheets were allegedly found on him.#KwaraDecides#NigeriaDecides201910611:35 AM – Feb 23, 2019139 people are talking about thisTwitter Ads info and privacy
Police are reported also to have arrested two PDP thugs in Ilorin sent to snatch ballot boxes and disrupt election #Nigeriadecides2019View image on Twitter
Police arrest 2 PDP thugs in Ilorin sent to snatch ballot boxes & disrupt election #Nigeriadecides201911912:05 PM – Feb 23, 2019105 people are talking about thisTwitter Ads info and privacy
Meanwhile, it was violence as usual in parts of oil rich Rivers State. National Youth Service Corps members working as ad hoc staff in Ward 2 Unit 8 in Ubima, Rivers State escaped death as over 20 gunmen invaded the polling unit.
The gunmen invaded the unit with dangerous weapons, shooting sporadically, carting away ballot boxes, looting and robbing electoral officers.
Ubima is the village of Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi’s, it is in Ikwere Local Government area of Rivers State.
As at the time of this report, the unit is deserted, everyone has scampered for safety.