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Police fire teargas at Nnamani-led protest

02 April 2015, 16:24

Enugu - Armed soldiers and policemen men fired canisters of tear- gas and shot sporadically into the air to disperse a street protest led by the former governor of Enugu State, Dr Chimaroke Nnamani over the outcome of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly’s election, Vanguard reports.

Nnamani had led a similar protest to the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission office few days ago, alleging that he was rigged out in the senatorial race for Enugu East which he contested under the Peoples For Democratic Change.

Also read: Former governor leads protest to INEC office in Enugu

However, the protesters were dispersed by soldiers and policemen, who fired gun shots into the air, as Nnamani and his followers scampered for safety, leading to several of them sustaining varies degrees of injuries.

The protest had partially grounded commercial activities in the city for several hours before armed security men stepped in to disperse the demonstrators.

Read more at Vanguard

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