An officer of INEC has lost his hand to violent political thugs that have marred electioneering process in Etche LG area of the state.
According to a report by Punch Newspaper, the staff who is working in Etche local government area in the River rerun election exercise, lost his hand to the thug's violence on Saturday, February 25, 2017.
It was also reported that another INEC staff was reportedly abducted during the attack by the thugs.
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A female INEC staff was said to have alerted the state headquarters about the sad incident.
Over 700 staff of INEC were mobilized to take part in the the rerun election exercise in Rivers state.