He said 10 corps members were also arrested together with Akpan at his residence in Nsit Atai Local Government Area, while allegedly thumb printing ballot papers.
Okojie said the commission had also recorded hitches in seven out of the 31 local government areas of the state.
He said the areas affected include Eket, Ibeno, Onna, Ibesikpo/Asutan, Ukanafun, Etim Ekpo and Mkpat Enin local government areas.
Okojie said the commission had received cases of ballot boxes snatching and indiscriminate shooting at polling stations from the affected areas.
He also said that two corps members had been injured in Mkpat Enin Local Government Area.
On card readers, he said the machines had recorded 95 per cent success during the exercise, adding, “so far, the machines performed well today.” (NAN)
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