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BREAKING: INEC Confirms Release of Abducted Personnel in Bayelsa

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed the release of abducted Personnel in Bayelsa.

This was made known in a statement on Saturday by the commission’s Head of Department, Voter Education and Publicity in Bayelsa, Mr Wilfred Ifogah.

He thanked those who showed concern and contributed towards the release of the INEC official, a Supervisory Presiding Officer, SPO, adding that the officer is doing fine.

Recall that the electoral body on Friday said one of its officials was abducted in the Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

In a statement, Wilfred Ifogah said the electoral official was kidnapped while waiting to board a boat at the jetty.

He had revealed that a boat carrying election personnel and materials to southern Ijaw LGA had capsized, and result sheets were lost during the incident.

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