No personnel or material lost in boat mishap – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Ondo State says there was an incident last night during the movement of personnel and materials to the riverine Registration Areas of Ilaje LGA of Ondo State for today’s governorship election.

An INEC official who confirmed the incident, explained that all personnel and election materials involved were rescued when the boat capsized.

The official said this was made possible by the officers and personnel of the Nigeria Navy who escorted the boats.

The movement was eventually concluded and voting commenced as planned in all the polling units today.

INEC commends the resilience and professionalism of the Nigerian Navy as well as those of all other personnel involved in the exercise.

Tunde Abiodun

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