BREAKING: Dozens of Kogi indigenes storm INEC headquarters, demand Yakubu’s resignation [PHOTOS]

Dozens of Kogi indigenes loyal to Muritala Ajaka, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate in Saturday’s governorship election have stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja.

The supporters are demanding the immediate resignation of INEC chairman, Mahmoud Yakubu, over the conduct and outcome of the election.

Defying the scorching Abuja sun, the supporters trooped out in the numbers armed with placards and chanting solidarity songs.

Politics Nigeria gathered that Ajaka was also at the INEC headquarters to air his grievances amid heavy security in the area.

Recall that INEC had declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Usman Ododo, as winner of the election with 446,237 votes.

INEC said Ajaka came second in the exercise with a total of 259,052 votes and that the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Dino Melaye came third with a total of 46,362 votes.

6E3D7250 FCE3 4334 8723 B732F78A1867 A23A8FA6 F41B 4991 8D3A A6C493BF8E37 53C2B7FB 4AEC 4E81 A58E 0D3B6931E3D5 4CB5971F 10A3 4BC7 B29B FC0445E7940F 5D856010 D203 499F 8A22 646B7E292B93