The INEC says GUNMEN have attacked the residence of its Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Lokoja, Kogi State. The commission in a communique, said the attack happened around 3:30 am today, Friday, December 1, 2023.
It noted that the armed men engaged security personnel in a gun battle for over 30 minutes until reinforcement arrived. The statement which added that the incident occurred a day after a mob besieged its state office, noted that 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.