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PDP supporters protest in Nasarawa over results

2015-04-01 16:02
Supporters ride in a campaign bus of leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and his running mate Yemi Osinbajo as they drive past a campaign poster of Nigerian President and candidate to his re-elect ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Abuja - Hundreds of youths sympathetic to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 5protested in Nasarawa State on Tuesday against some results of the National Assembly elections announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission in the state, Punch reports.

The youths protested against the declaration of Lafia/Obi federal constituency inconclusive by INEC.

The returning officer in-charge of the constituency election, Ishaleku David, had on Monday announced that the election conducted for the constituency was inconclusive.

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During the protest, senior legislative aide to Joseph Kigbu, the member representing the federal constituency, Musa Magaji, maintained that the PDP followers found it strange that the same returning officer, who announced the result in the presence of the agents of all political parties and security agencies, later went to the press to announce that the election was inconclusive.

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