INEC officials Kidnapped On Way To Collation Centre
The Electoral Officer and the Returning Officer for the Zamfara State governorship election in the Maradun Local Government Area have been kidnapped.
The incident happened on Monday in the local government area in the hometown of Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle, who is seeking re-election.
The officials of INEC were heading to the headquarters of the Commission in Gusau, the state capital, when they were kidnapped and taken to an undisclosed location.
Muktari Janyau, the Public Relations Officer of the state’s INEC, confirmed the report and said the matter had been reported to the Police