Akure - Hundreds of youths in Ondo State on Monday stormed the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Alagbaka area of Akure, the state capital.
The angry youths according to Punch are demanding for the postponement of Saturday's governorship election in the state.
The postponement according to them will enable all parties conclude all their litigations over issues of candidacy at the courts.
Specifically the youths said the postponement would enable the Appeal Court conclude on the case of the governorship candidacy of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party between the two factional candidates of the party, Eyitayo Jegede and Jimoh Ibrahim.
The youths blocked the main road leading to INEC office chatting various songs and urging INEC to reverse it decision over the substitution of Jegede name with jimoh Ibrahim’s name, reports Tribune
They vowed to continue the protest until the INEC reverse it’s decision to recognize Ibrahim as the party’s candidate.
- News 24