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Breaking: Protesters Besiege INEC Headquarters, Demand Removal Of Rivers REC



By Chris Nomjov

A crowd of protesters, believed to be members of the 16 political paries from Rivers State on Tuesday stormed the headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja to demand the immediate removal of the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) ahead of Saturday’s governorship election.

The protesters from Rivers state has besieged the headquarters of INEC to demand the immediate removal of Gesila Khan, the resident electoral commissioner of the state.

The protesters, numbering about 1000, also demanded to see Attahiru Jega, the INEC chairman, to register their grievance?s.

It would be recalled that the General elections held in Rivers state was deemed fret with irregularities, with Rivers state Governor, Rotimi Amaechi alleging that there were no elections in the state. Governor Amaechi had also reportedly, accused the REC of working with her former principal, President Goodluck Jonathan in the presidential elections in the state.



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