The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was thrown into mourning, after four staff members, along with a youth corps member and a three-year-old girl died in an accident on Ajaokuta-Lokoja road on Saturday.
It was reported that the dead National Youth Service Corps member, was performing his primary assignment with INEC office in Lokoja and that the child belonged to one of the INEC staff members.
According to reports, the victims were returning in the evening from Ayingba, Kogi, where they attended the wedding ceremony of another INEC worker.
The Director of Voter Education and Publicity at Kogi Office of INEC, Mr. Ahmed Biambo, confirmed the incident in a telephone interview with NAN.
Biambo said that the victims were from the Information and Communication Technology and Accounts departments of INEC.
He said that the corpses have been deposited at the morgue of the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja.