2023: Catholic Priests save INEC official from attack by youths in Enugu

Catholic Priests, on Saturday, February 25, saved a Supervisory Presiding Officer (SPO) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from being beaten up by youths for trying to stop voting in Enugu.

The incident happened at polling unit 004, 005, 006 and 007 located at Bigard Memorial Seminary, Enugu

The SPO visited the polling units and asked the Presiding Officer (PO) to close voting around 4:30pm saying that it was getting late, despite the fact that the INEC official and election materials arrived the PU around 12.30pm before accreditation and voting commenced.

Angered by her statement, the angry youths descended on her but the quick intervention of priests around saved her and voting continued.

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