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PDP Protests At INEC Office, Demands Release Of Original Election Results

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is demanding the release of the original election results from the February 23, Presidential elections.

A protest march to the National Headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) led by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus on Tuesday, February 5. Photo credit: ChannelsTV

Members of the party in their numbers led by the National Chairman, Uche Secondus, took their protest to the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday in Abuja.

The party is asking for a commitment from INEC that the elections on March 9, 2019, will be void of irregularities adding that the military should stay away from the elections.

Members of the party in their numbers led by the National Chairman, Uche Secondus, took their protest to the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday in Abuja.

The party is asking for a commitment from INEC that the elections on March 9, 2019, will be void of irregularities adding that the military should stay away from the elections.

Addressing the officials of the commission, the party chairman said the protest is peaceful noting that they are expressing their displeasure with the conduct of the elections siting military involvement in the polls.

Mr Secondus alleged rigging across the country and has asked if there will be a reoccurrence during the supplementary elections.

According to him, the military must not be involved in the elections on Saturday.

Protest at INEC Headquarters, Abuja against the state backed rigging and violence at the February 23 presidential/parliamentary polls. Photo credit: ChannelsTV

He further alleged that the party’s leadership including himself are constantly being harassed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Source: ChannelsTV

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