INEC Suspends Election in Bonny, Akukutoru

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Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the suspension of elections in Bonny and Akuku Toru Local Government Areas of Rivers state.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Obi Effanga, told THISDAY that the commission had to suspend elections in the two areas because of security concerns.

There had been heavy shootings in Abonnema, headquarters of Akuku Toru as well as in Bonny. The casualty figured are yet to determined.

Details later…