The House of Assembly election has been reportedly disrupted by thugs in Wards 2, 3, 4 and 5 in constituency five of the Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
The hoodlums attacked the units and hijacked electoral materials used for voting.
Chief Press Secretary of the state, Mr Daniel Alabrah, stated that Governor Douye Diri has condemned that act.
The governor urged the Inspector General of Police and Commissioner of Police for Bayelsa state to restore peace in the area.
Meanwhile, accreditation and voting were yet to start at wards polling units 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19 in Atissa Constituency, Yenagoa LGA of Bayelsa State as of 9 am.
Our correspondent observed that INEC officials and balloting materials had yet to leave the Atissa RAC as of 8:45 am.
Buses and other vehicles were seen being loaded with voting materials to depart for polling units in the area.