Six personnel of the Nigeria Police Force have been confirmed dead after a boat accident in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State
The police officers were on their way to Southern Ijaw Local Government Area for the bye-elections before the unfortunate incident.
The incident occurred on the eve of the Saturday Senatorial Bye-election holding in two senatorial zones of the state.
The Bayelsa State Police Command, Spokesperson, Asinim Butswat on Sunday confirmed that the bodies of the six officers have been recovered.
11 policemen were on board the boat that capsized.