The residence of the Resident Electoral Commissioner for INEC in Lokoja, Kogi was on Friday morning attacked by unknown gunmen.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC made this known in a statement via X, formerly Twitter.
The commission also shared photos of burnt vehicles, stating that no lives were lost during the attack and called for a thorough investigation into the incident.
The statement reads, “In the early hours of today, Friday December 1 2023, around 3.30am, gunmen attacked the residence of our Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Lokoja, Kogi State.
“The armed men engaged the security personnel in a gun battle for over 30 minutes until reinforcement arrived.
“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.”