Emem Idio – Yenagoa
Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been abducted in the Bumodi-Bgbene community in Ekpetiama clan, Yenagoa local government area of Bayelsa State.
An eyewitness said the officials were rounded up by some youths suspected to be thugs and taken to a building in the area.
In the Angiama community of Southern Ijaw LGA, election materials meant for the area were intercepted and hijacked by suspected thugs.
A National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, who managed to escape from the scene, said one of the police personnel was pushed into a creek while three officials are still missing.