A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Port Harcourt- Hundreds of supporters of both the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Rivers State, reports Daily Trust.
They were protesting against what they described as INEC’s plans to manipulate the 2015 general elections in the state.
Supporters of each of the party are alleging that INEC was collaborating with the other to rig the elections.
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The protesters barricaded the entrance of the office and prevented movement in and around the premises.
Armed security personnel have been drafted to the scene of the incident to prevent the break down of law and order.
Read more at Daily Trust.
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