An official report was quoted as saying the vote was abandoned in Bani Kanwa after the officer was attacked by a dozen chimpanzees while trekking to the polling station through deep forest. Voters in other parts of Nigeria elected a senate and house of representatives.
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LAGOS (Reuter) - National assembly elections did not take place in a remote area of Nigeria's northern Kaduna state on 4 July because a group of chimpanzees attacked the presiding electoral officer, state radio reported yesterday.