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BREAKING: Dozens of Kogi indigenes storm INEC headquarters, demand Yakubu’s resignation [PHOTOS]

Dozens of Kogi indigenes loyal to Muritala Ajaka, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate in Saturday’s governorship election have stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja.

The supporters are demanding the immediate resignation of INEC chairman, Mahmoud Yakubu, over the conduct and outcome of the election.

Defying the scorching Abuja sun, the supporters trooped out in the numbers armed with placards and chanting solidarity songs.

Politics Nigeria gathered that Ajaka was also at the INEC headquarters to air his grievances amid heavy security in the area.

Recall that INEC had declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Usman Ododo, as winner of the election with 446,237 votes.

INEC said Ajaka came second in the exercise with a total of 259,052 votes and that the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Dino Melaye came third with a total of 46,362 votes.

 

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