Boat mishap: Missing INEC staff found

Sule Imondu, INEC’s Public Relations
Officer on Saturday said that the
missing INEC ad hoc staff involved in
a boat mishap during the July 14
governorship election had been
found.

Imondu said that the body of Ekhator
Iziegbe was found in Kolokolo village
in Edo.
The accident, which claimed the lives
of three policemen and one INEC ad
hoc staff, took place in Ologbo River
in Edo.
She said, “the family of the
deceased just called me to inform
the commission that his body has
been found in Kolokolo village.
“The family said that the body has
decomposed and cannot be taken to
the village, hence he has been buried
in Kolokolo.’’
Imondu said that INEC had been
involved in the search for the body
since July 14, “so, we sympathise
with the family and pray that God
gives them the fortitude to bear the
loss.’’
Until his death, Iziegbe was a student
of the Ambrose Alli University (AAU),
Ekpoma, Edo.
Anthony Airohuoyo, the Edo Police
Public Relations Officer, had also
confirmed the recovery of Iziegbe’s
body at Kolokolo village.

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