Ballot box snatched in Rivers

Ballot boxes used to illustrate the story.
Ballot boxes used to illustrate the story.

In Rivers State, election observers say a ballot box has been snatched.

The ballot box was snatched at Ward 7 Unit 7 in Bugama.

It was forcefully taken away by unidentified persons.

Rivers State had been identified by many civil society organisations as a flashpoint for violence.

The pre-election period was embroiled in pockets of violence culminating in an allegation by the State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, that he was shot at.

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