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Rivers protester's head to INEC headquarters

2015-04-07 21:13
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

Abuja - The Independent National Electoral Commission headquarters in Abuja were stormed by Rivers State protesters who were demanding the removal of state's Resident Electoral Commissioner, Gesila Khan, DailyIndependent reported.

The protesters stormed the headquarters, requesting that Khan be barred from conducting Saturday's governorship and House of Assembly election.

Also read: Foul play ruled out in INEC commissioner's death

Furthermore, the Coalition of Political Parties has described Khan as an embarrassment because he allegedly used electoral officers to thumb print for certain political parties.

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