A boat conveying  election materials from Ese Odo Local Government Area in Ondo state, to Akure, the state capital, has capsized Sunday morning.
According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returning officer for the local government, election officials were travelling in three separate boats when one of them suddenly hit a log and capsized.
He said some INEC officials were thrown into the River, but were rescued, while some of them suffered injuries.
He said some election materials, including card readers, were lost in the incident, but‎ there was no loss of life.
He also said some electoral officials were held hostage in the area by hoodlums but were later released, and some ballot papers were hijacked while one was stuffed with ballot papers.