The independent national electoral commission on Thursday 14, 2022 Said Gunmen attacked it’s official in igboeeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State.
The INEC Chairman, Information, Voters Education Committee, Festus Okoye who confirmed the development in a statement said that one of the commission staff was injured and is currently hospitalized.
Mr Okoye said the official was Attacked while on continuous registration exercise at the community primary school Umuopo in Umuazzi ward 19 in Enugu State.
The Gunmen fired Sporadically into the Air to disperse registrants and registration official, in the ensuing stampede, one of our staff sustain injury and his is receiving treatment in a hospital, the statement read.
“Two voters registration machine and personal items of the staff such as mobile phone were lost.
Consequently, ward level registration of voters in Igboeeze North is here by suspended.
Okoye, however said the commission had reportedly reports the incident to police authority in the state.