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Gunmen Attack Residence Of INEC REC In Kogi 



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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.

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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.”

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