Abducted INEC Official Regains Freedom In Bayelsa

The Supervisory Presiding Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Bayelsa State who was abducted on the eve of the governorship election has regained his freedom.

The Head of the Department of Voter Education and Publicity in the state, Wilfred Ifogah, confirmed the development in a statement released on Saturday.

Ifogah, who thanked those who showed concern and contributed towards the release of the INEC official, said the officer is doing fine.

The INEC official was abducted at Amassoma Community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state while waiting to board a boat at a jetty in the area.

Naija News recalls that a boat carrying election personnel to registration area 17 in Koluama Community, Southern Ijaw LGA capsized on Friday and election materials including result sheets got lost.

Twelve personnel and the boat operator were rescued.

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