We’ve all heard about the massive rigging that took place in some states at the just concluded Governorship & State House of Assembly elections in Nigeria. We’ve heard about incidents of snatched ballot boxes and underage voters and now we video evidence.
An unidentified INEC official was caught on camera thumb printing ballot papers, during Saturday’s April 11 elections.
According to an eyewitness, who posted the video, this incident took place at Aniocha North, Onicha Olona, Ward4, where accreditation took place between 9.30am & 2.50pm. The informant goes on to say the area witnessed a very low voter turn out.
Below is a report on number of accredited voters for all the polling units in the area after accreditation ended.
PU1, 1,026 Registered voters, Accredited Voters; 124.
PU2. Registered Voters; 1,141. Accredited voters; 115
PU4. Registered Voters; 1535, Accredited Voters; 92Ugba Pri School, Onicha Olona, ward 4, Aniocha North;
PU5; Reg. Voters; 1,029, Accredited Voters; 230.
PU6; 1,062 Registered Voters, Accredited Voters; 156.
PU 7; 949 Registered Voters, Accredited Voters; 142.
PU 8; 656 Registered Voters, Accredited Voters; 75.
The informant also goes on to say, voting commenced at exactly 3pm, & ended at about 4.30pm in all the eight polling Units. After which voters dispersed almost in a uniformed pattern. It was after this that an alleged seating member of the Delta State House of Assembly (I have left out his name), drove in with armed policemen, had a meeting with all the INEC adhoc staff in each of the polling units, as well as party agents on ground.