The incident happened along Obussa-Ebonyi road in Oju around 7:45 am.
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The two electoral officials were on their way to the polling unit they were posted to as adhoc staff in the ongoing presidential election on motorcycle, famously known as okada when the accident occurred.
A resident told IDOMA VOICE that while the lady died on the spot, the second, whose identity was given as Austine is said to be in a critical condition at the moment.
Confirming to the development, the Public Relations Officer, PRO, of INEC in Benue state, Mr. Louis Ochai said the deceased official was an adhoc staff who was moving to her place of assignment when the accident occurred.
“We have already sent people there to give us a detailed report on the matter for further action.
Similarly, the state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Assistant Superintendent, ASP, Austin Ezeani who confirmed the incident said the victims were on election duty when they met their untimely death.
“I also want to state that aside this accident, we have not recorded any ugly incidents in the state, so far it has been a peaceful exercise in Benue state.” Ezeani said.
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