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Rivers rerun election: Electoral materials hijacked as Dakuku Peterside raises alarm

Rivers rerun election: Electoral materials hijacked as Dakuku Peterside raises alarm

- The director general of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) said election materials have been hijacked in the state

- Peterside said the materials were hiacked by hoodlum in Opobo/ Nkoro local government area

- He also alleged that the hoodlums were imported into the local government area

Rivers rerun election: Electoral materials hijacked, Peterside raises alarm

Dakuku Peterside said election materials were hijacked by hoodlums

The director general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside has raised alarm over alleged hijacking of electoral materials in Rivers state.

Speaking to Vangaurd, Peterside said, the material meant for a ward in Opobo/Nkoro local were hijacked by hoodlums.

Peterside however, said the materials were later recovered by security operatives in the state.

“Opobo/Nkoro is peaceful generally now,” Peterside said.

READ ALSO: People are slaughtered, beheaded, burnt in Rivers – Peterside raises alarm

He also said he observed that some people were imported from outside the local government area to cause mayhem in the area.

“Election for one unit was hijacked by some boys, but the security agencies have recovered it.

That materials have arrived and it is going orderly for now.”

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