10 October 2020 by Kayode Oyedare
The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has confirmed that there was a boat accident involving its personnel on election duty in the riverine area of Ilaje Local Government, Ondo State.
The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Ambassador Rufus Akeju who confirmed this at a media briefing at the Commission’s Headquarters in Akure said no live was lost and all election materials were intact.
According to him, the rescue was made possible by the officers and personnel of the Nigerian Navy who escorted the boats.
He commended the resilience and professionalism of the Nigerian Navy and other personnel involved in the exercise.