By Mo Isa
The Nigeria Police Force, Kogi State Command has confirmed the carting away of Kogi’s election petitions from the tribunal secretary.
According to the police, the gunmen attacked the secretary of the state governorship election Tribunal, Mr David Umar Mike on Monday in Lokoja and made away with sensitive petition documents on the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state.
This was disclosed by the Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP William Aya on Wednesday in Lokoja, the state capital.
According to SP Aya, the attackers of the state governorship tribunal secretary carted away all the petition documents filed by four political parties at gunpoint.
He said the documents carted away from Mike include, petitions filed by four (4) Parties: Action Alliance (AA), Action People’s Party (APP), Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) and Social Democratic Party (SDP) as well as two (2) Record Books and a Bag containing his item.
“The incident happened just before the CBN office at about 1320hrs on Monday,” Aya added.