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Rivers rerun: Police arrests INEC official with controversial result sheets

An official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mrs. Ekwi Adebisa who was declared missing yesterday was  found in the police custody on Sunday.

Adebisa who was the Collation Officer of Port Harcourt Local Government Area (PHALGA) , Ward 10, was alleged to have been arrested by the police and taken to  Mile 1 police station in Port Harcourt.

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The arrested INEC officer, Mrs Ekwi Adebisa ( in black cap) being escorted by the police at Mile 1 Police Station, Port-Harcourt Rivers State.

Reacting to the arrest, the state government have accused the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi of hiring the INEC officer with a plan to truncate result of the election.

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Rivers governor, Nyesome Wike at the Mile police station

“Immediately Governor Wike and PDP leaders arrived the station, more than 400 soldiers stormed the station alongside Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and the NIMASSA Director General, Dakuku Peterside arrived the station and directed that the Mrs Ekwi Adebisa be released to them.”

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Peterside Dakuku (3rd left) at the station.

According to reports the arrested electoral officer was later conveyed to an unknown destination by the police.

 

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