Palpable tension has gripped Evwreni town in Ughelli North LGA of Delta State as political thugs reportedly led by a serving commissioner have allegedly destroyed electoral materials in some of the polling units in the community.
As of the time of filing this report, voting has been disrupted in all the polling units in Evwerni, in Ughelli North Local Government Area.
A team of Journalists monitoring the elections were prevented from entering the community by the rampaging thugs allegedly loyal to a serving State Commissioner.
It was gathered that security personnel sent to the community have been compromised as they allegedly supervised the disruption of the process.
Some of the corp members and other electoral officials were attacked by the thugs, some sustained injuries, why about three BIVAS machines were smashed.
Evwerni is the country-home of the founding leader of APC in Delta State, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, whom some PDP leaders had allegedly boasted voting will not take place.
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