Edo Decides 2012:Three Policemen, INEC Official Feared Dead in Boat Mishap

Posted: July 14, 2012 in Disaster
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Three policemen and an adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) official are feared drowned when a boat carrying them and other officials  and materials for Saturday’s gubernatorial election, capsized in  Ethiope River.

They  were taking electoral materials to riverine communities in Ologbo,Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area of Edo State, when the incident happened.

While details of the incident are still sketchy, it was, however, learnt that police rescue teams are searching for bodies.

It was also learnt that the dead policemen included two inspectors and one constable.

More details soon…

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