Just in: PDP demands end to results collation

By Dirisu Yakubu
ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to discontinue the ongoing collation of the results of the Presidential election which held on Saturday.

Polling station workers prepare card readers, ballot and boxes to start the Election Day at Unguwar Sarki polling station in Kaduna on February 23, 2019, as Nigeria votes to elect its new president. – Nigerians began voting for a new president on February 23, after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. Some 120,000 polling stations began opening from 0700 GMT, although there were indications of a delay in the delivery of some materials and deployment of staff, AFP reporters said. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo AFP)

This is even as the party called for outright cancellation of the results in Borno, Yobe and Zamfara states.

Briefing newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday, Deputy Director General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Tanimu Turaki, said the party’s over 157, 000 votes rendered invalid in Nasarawa state must be restored.

Election at six polling units in Ambode’s home town cancelled

Details later…

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