BREAKING: Police fires teargas, shoots at Saraki, Dogara, Ben Bruce, others at INEC office during protest

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BREAKING: Police fires teargas, shoots at Saraki, Dogara, Ben Bruce, others at INEC office during protest

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who are currently protesting against the result of the Osun State Governorship election at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja, have been reportedly attacked by the police.

“I have just been teargassed by the @PoliceNG at @inecnigeria office. Gunshots have been fired.

“This was a peaceful protest. How can I be treated like this in a country I have fought for and invested in?

“This is madness, I came with words they answered with bullets!” Senator Ben Murray Bruce tweeted.

Leaders of the PDP carrying out the protest includes, Senate President, Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; and the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, took to the front leading the [protestes to the INEC office after they had earlier met at the PDP national headquarters in Abuja.

Others present in the protest are Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State; former Niger State Governor and presidential aspirant, Sule Lamido; and Senator Dino Melaye, among others.

They are asking INEC to declare Ademola Adeleke, who is the candidate of the PDP as the winner of the Osun election.

 

 

BREAKING: Police fires teargas, shoots at Saraki, Dogara, Ben Bruce, others at INEC office during protest

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