After a violent election on Saturday, security in and around the Independent National Electoral Commission’s office, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, was on Tuesday beefed up by armed personnel from the state police command.
The reason for the extra tight security around the commission’s premises on Aba Road is however yet to be confirmed.
The Nigerian Army had said it lost an officer to the election violence in Rivers State and six other persons were shot dead during an ambush of troops by alleged assailants in Abonema, Akuku Toru LGA.
The State Governor, Ezenwo Wike, had said that the Government will pursue justice for all those killed in cold blood by soldiers of the Nigerian Army in Abonnema and other towns during Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
Wike had alleged that the soldiers were used by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to unleash mayhem on PDP members in the state.
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