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Gunmen attack INEC’s REC’s residence in Kogi State

Some unknown gunmen have reportedly attacked the residence of the Kogi state Resident Electoral Commissioner [REC].

The National Electoral Commission (INEC) in a statement said the incident occurred around 3.30am on Friday, 1st December 2023.

“The armed men engaged the security personnel in a gun battle for over 30 minutes until reinforcement arrived,” the statement read.
“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.”
Gunmen attack Kogi REC
Gunmen attack Kogi REC
Gunmen attack Kogi REC
Gunmen attack Kogi REC

 

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