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Edo poll: 3 Policemen and 1 INEC ad-hoc staff drown

Three Policemen and an adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, have drowned in Ethiope river while taking electoral materials to riverine communities in Ologbo, Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area.

Although details of the incident are still sketchy, it was learnt that a Police rescue team are searching for the corpses in the river.

They were said to have died when the speed boat they were travelling in capsized.

Confirming the report, Edo State Police Commissioner, Olufemi Adenaike said he was yet to get the names of the dead officers.

He said he was said that he lost three men at once.

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