The thugs also injured some voters at the polling unit.
Onome Onovwakpoyeya, the police public relations officer in Ebonyi, who confirmed the incident, said the electoral materials were initially destroyed.
“Yes, some sensitive materials were destroyed but later resent to the affected polling unit and the election was conducted in the area.
An electorate, who refused to mention his name, said suspected thugs came into the polling unit and started shooting sporadically.
“No fewer than three persons were shot. They have been taken to the hospital,” he said