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General News of Saturday, 25 February 2023


Thugs attempt to snatch ballot boxes in Okota polling unit, voters intervene

Chioma Akpptha at a polling unit play videoChioma Akpptha at a polling unit

Reports indicate that there has been attempts by some thugs to snatch the ballot boxes at Okota polling units.

Actress, Chioma Akpotha who went live on her Instagram page, showed how some thugs threatened the voters who were present at the the polling station.

She narrated how a woman pushed her, while other men destroyed the set up and attempted to steal the ballot boxes.

Chioma explained other voters prevented the thugs from stealing the boxes, they claim the thugs felt upset at the large number of people wanting to cast their votes in favour of the Labour Party.

Moment after an uproar, the military arrived to restore calm happening in the polling unit.

Although the soldiers are present, voters are unsettle as they fear for their lives.

In other areas, there have been reports of ballot boxes been snatched by some masked men.

Other ballot boxes were destroyed and ballot papers scattered on the ground.

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