#BayelsaDecides: Sporadic Gunshots Reported In Agoibiri, Amatolo And Ekeremor

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Reports reaching us have it that there are sporadic gunshots ongoing in Ekeremor town, Ekeremor Local Government, as the Bayelsa supplementary election process continues.

Bayelsa Protest6It was learnt that security was taken over by armed thugs thereby leading to stoppage of election in the town.

Also in Amassoma Grammar School, in Southern Ijaw local government, there has been a standoff between members of the Joint Task Force JTF and political thugs who attempted to hijack materials meant for some units in the ward.

Four of the armed thugs now arrested and their operational vehicle seized.

More information gathered says a shooting incident was also reported in ward 1, Agoibiri, South Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa State, with atleast two people reported injured by stray bullets.

Another shooting incident was reported at Amatolo community, which made it impossible for election materials to be taken there by INEC ad-hoc officials.

Tension also ensued at Ekeowe community as political thugs were reported to have threatened and intimidated officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission.



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