An officer of the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) has been shot and seriously injured.
The incident took place on a Saturday, while voters were voting during the gubernatorial election within the state, and this was confirmed by Professor Godsville Alan Lookman, the place where the incident took place by the Coalition Officer at Etsko Central Local Authorities.
Professor Godswill made the disclosure on a Sunday within the city of Benin at the confrontation center, while giving a scenario report on the election conducted within the LGA.
Nevertheless, he said in a statement that the victim was not lifeless, but was in a necessary condition in a hospital within the state.
The federation officer, who was famous that the incident occurred due to violence at the venue of the election, said that another ad hoc officer was reduced within the face.
He defined that some hoodlums suspected that political thugs raided the venue and disrupted the train, forcing voters to vote for security. Because of this, the election could not be held at the polling place.
Giving a commonplace on the election in Etsko Central, Professor Godswill declared 7,478 votes to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), while the All Progressives Congress (APC) scored 8,359.
In another report, election results commissioned by INEC to the date indicated that the outgoing governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, had an early lead over his essential challenger and All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate Pastor Osagi Ize-Iyamu Laid.