Political thugs beleived to be loyal to the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the early hours of today overpowered security officials and disrupted election in Chito the headquarters of Azendeshi ward in Ukum LGA of Benue State.
The rampaging thugs attacked INEC officials, PDP agents and observers and burnt electoral materials, thus, disrupting the entire process.
Member representing Ukum state constituency in the Benue State House of Assembly, Hon. Paul Biam alongside, Commissioner for Industry, Trade and Investment, Kachina Merga, Adviser to the Governor on Revenue and Taxation, Zaye Jerome, Local government Chairman, Ibellogo Tor Tyokaa, Hon. Donald Gbugho and Deacon Dan Abbagu who were all agents of the party were attacked by the thugs .
Having successfully pushed agents out of the collation centre, the thugs burnt all electoral materials