The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had uncovered plans by suspected hired thugs to attack polling centres in some unnamed states in the Niger Delta.

Col. Aminu Iliyasu, spokesman of the 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, disclosed this in a statement he signed and made available to newsmen in Port Harcourt.

The army spokesman said that thugs believed to be working for some politicians had been armed to the teeth to disrupt the Feb. 23 and March 9 elections in some areas.

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