Popular Nollywood actress, Chioma Akpotha, has narrated how she was allegedly attacked by thugs at her polling unit during the governorship and state house of assembly elections in Lagos.
Taking to her Instagram story to share her ordeal on Saturday, March 18, the thespian who confirmed she had done accreditation and was waiting to vote said she had to run for her life when some armed men attacked her polling unit.
She said the guys who had knives, bottles, and guns with them came after her with the intent to injure her when they saw her with her phone trying to capture the attack on camera.
She said that, fortunately, she managed to get into her car and drive off, but they damaged it.
Chioma Akpotha, who had a similar experience during the presidential election, noted that the violence today is way worse than what she experienced on the day of the presidential election.
She shared a video of scores of voters standing outside the polling unit, afraid to go in after thugs intimidated them.
In one of the videos, she’s seen reporting the incident to some officers in a police truck before driving home and stating that she won’t put her life at further risk.
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