BREAKING: Violence breaks out at Ughelli community, BVAS machines, other electoral destroyed

There is growing tension in Evwrenii as thugs suspected to be working for a former Delta lawmaker and a serving commissioner have destroyed all electoral materials, including some BVAS machines.

 

As at the time of filing this report, voting has been disrupted in all the polling units in Evwreni, in Ughelli North local government area.

A team of journalists monitoring the elections were prevented from entering the community by the rampaging thugs.

 

It was gathered that security personnel sent to the community have been compromised as they allegedly supervised the disruption of the electoral process.

 

Some of the corp members and other electoral officials were attacked by the thugs, some sustained injuries, while about three BVAS machines were smashed.

 

Evwerni is the country home of the Founding Leader of APC in Delta State, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor.