Hoodlums Didn’t Invade PVC Registration Centre, Here Is What Happened – Lagos Police

Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin

Lagos Police gives full details on what happened today in PVC Registration centre

The Lagos State Police Command has refuted claims that thugs broke into St. Bridget Catholic Church in the Surulere neighbourhood of the state on Friday to obstruct INEC staff from registering voters.

Hoodlums are alleged to have interfered with voter registration, taken INEC’s registration machines, and other property, according to reports (not The Punch).

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However, the command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, clarified that the INEC officials were assigned to another location and not the church’s grounds in a brief statement on his Twitter account on Friday.

The statement read, “The INEC officials were assigned to Imam Thani Street by House No 9A for today’s exercise. They were, however, found within the church premises.

“Residents raised concerns and informed the police. The DPO Ijeshatedo swung into action and brought the INEC officials to the station.

Hoodlums didn’t invade PVC registration centre – Lagos police

“Early results indicate that the mix-up, whether intentional or not, was caused by a local resident who offered to drive the officials from their office to the centre. Additional research will reveal

The officials were released right away to head to the proper centre to carry out the remainder of their assignment.

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