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, an ad-hoc staff, was a student of the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, engaged for the governorship election in the state. He recently wrote his final exam and was to defend his project this week.