Gunmen attack Kogi REC


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner in charge of Kogi State has been attacked by gunmen

This was made known in a statement issued by the electoral body on Friday.

It reads :”In the early hours of today, Friday 1st December 2023, around 3.30am, gunmen attacked the residence of our Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Lokoja, Kogi State.

“The armed men engaged the security personnel in a gun battle for over 30 minutes until reinforcement arrived.

While no lives were lost, property was destroyed in the ensuing gun battle. A team of combined security personnel have been deployed to protect the residence.This incident occurred a day after a mob besieged our state office.

“We call for a thorough investigation and enhanced security protection for our personnel and assets in Kogi State”


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