In Nimba County District # 4 Voters Hold Poll Workers Hostage, Voter’s Materials Seized

National Elections Commission Chairman, Jerome Korkoya

As the National Elections Commission (NEC) gearing up to announce the provisional results of the October 10, 2017, report coming from Nimba County speaks of trouble brewing in District #4 of the County when ballot papers and poll workers were held hostage on grounds, a situation said to creating fears in poll workers.

According to a live report from the County on the National Broadcaster, the Liberian Broadcasting System, as a result of this, the report said the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) of the Liberia National Police had to move in.

The bid to bring sanity in the affected district, the ERU was able to retrieve some of the voting materials, while the poll workers at still been held hostage.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.