NEC Official Shot Dead On His Way To Deliver Election Results In Delta state
GoldenNewsNg gathered that an election official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been shot dead after the presidential and national assembly elections in the state.
The development was confirmed by the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the INEC in Delta State, Rev Monday Udom-Tom.
Udom-Tom while addressing newsmen in Asaba on Monday said the unnamed official was shot on his way to deliver election results on Saturday at Ukwani Local Government Area of the state.
He said: “There was an attack in Ukwani LGA where one of our staff was shot on his way with the election results after the election.
“The gunmen opened fire at their bus and unfortunately killed the INEC official [while] others sustained injuries. The other ad hoc staff who were injured were identified as members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) who are now receiving treatment, but we are planning on how to move them to a hospital in Asaba.”