Nigerian Navy Kills One, Arrests Two For Disrupting Elections In Ondo

Officers attached to the Ondo State Naval Command on Saturday shot dead a hoodlum who disrupted the House of Assembly election in Ilaje area of the State, while two others were also apprehended and handed over to the police.

It was gathered that the alleged suspects on sighting a naval patrol team opened fire and in their defence, the patrol team fired back, leading to the arrest of one of the men.

Items recovered from the suspects include, seven pump action guns, some ammunition and ballot boxes.

The Ondo State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Olusegun Agbaje,
who confirmed the incident stated that what transpired between the hoodlums and the naval officers was brought to his attention by the Commanding Officer in the state.

The Ondo REC further noted that six mobile phones belonging to INEC officials and five ballot boxes were also recovered.


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