PDP leaders march to INEC office, protest presidential election

Some leaders of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) marched to the headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday to protest the outcome of the presidential election.

According to a tweet by INEC, Mr Uche Secondus, PDP national chairman, led many of his party’s supporters to the commission’s office at Maitama around 3 pm on Tuesday.

PDP and its presidential candidate, Mr Atiku Abubakar, have rejected the result of the presidential election and vowed to challenge it in court.

The opposition party also accused the army of working for All Progressives Congress (APC) during the elections

“Supporters of Peoples Democratic Party led by the party’s Chairman, Secondus were at INEC hqtrs today to complain about the role of security agents in the Feb 23rd Presidential and NASS polls,” INEC wrote in its tweet.

The commission said some of its national commissioners, May Agbamuche-Mbu, Mohammed Haruna and Antonia Simbine, received the protesters.



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