The Kogi State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof. James Apam, has confirmed the death of an ad-hoc Electoral Officer (EO) in a boat accident in Ibaji LGA of the state.
The deceased, Samuel, was on election duty on Saturday when he met his untimely death. The boat he and others were travelling in capsized.
Samuel was a final year student of the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, preparing for his project defence next week. He was among the ad hoc staff recruited for the elections. A minute silence was observed in his honour at INEC head office in Lokoja, on Sunday.