Hoodlums over four in number on Thursday stormed the Ihitte Uboma local government area in Imo state and shot dead a staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Okorie Anthony, at the ongoing Continuous Voters Registration Exercise, CVR.
This was confirmed by the INEC, National Commissioner and Chairman of the Information and education committee, Mr Festus Okoye in a statement to newsmen in Owerri.
According to him, the incident happened at Nkwo Ihitte (PU 004) in Amakohia ward (RA 02), adding that two other staff were still missing.
Vanguard gathered from the online video that the hoodlums said they wanted to send out the message that there will be no 2023 election.
According to INEC, “The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has suspended the continuous voter’s registration exercise in Ihette Uboma Local Government Area of Imo state.