Corper members Kidnapped, Injured in Bayelsa

Following the violence that accompanied the state governorship election on December 5 and 6, some corps members are still being trapped in some troubled areas in the state.

The electoral umpire on Monday, December 7, announced that the election was inconclusive upon cancelling the rescheduled election in Southern Ijaw local government area of the state where violence was the high side.

It was gathered that security operatives are currently making frantic efforts to retrieve the corps members from the troubled areas.

A security source who spoke on condition of anonymity disclosed that the whereabouts of some of the corps members are still unknown. The source added that some of the corps members were injured while others were kidnapped during the attacks. The attacks have been blamed on party thugs and ex-militants carrying out the order of their sponsors.

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