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True! INEC Collation officer in Abia state brutalised by thugs

CLAIM: A Twitter user @omoelerinjare posted a video stating that the INEC collation officer deployed to Obingwa LGA in Abia State was brutalised by PDP thugs for not allowing them to change election results.

FINDING: According to Radio Nigeria’s report, INEC’s office in Obingwa Local Government of Abia state was attacked last Sunday. Some of its officials were held hostage in connection with the collation of results. The incident has prompted INEC’s review of the result. However, the NFC could not ascertain if they were thugs from any particular political party.

VERDICT: Partly Correct 

SOURCE: Radio Nigeria

DATE: 21/03/2023

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