The 2023 presidential and national assembly elections in Nigeria which declaration of the results is currently ongoing, has been greeted with pocket of protests across some key locations in the country since Monday.
The headquarters of National Electoral Commission (INEC) Abuja FCT was besieged by youths in the city demanding the electronic transmission of results from the electoral body.
The protesters claimed to be members of different political parties, expressed dissatisfaction over the refusal of INEC to transmit results electronically.
The youths criticized the way the presidential election was conducted, under the leadership of activist Moses Ogidi-Paul.
The demonstrators held placards that said, among other things, “BeingbackIREV, no IREV no collation,” “Nigeria not for sale, we fight for justice,” “INEC keep your promises” among others.
A women group under the auspices of ‘Angry Nigerian Women’ on Tuesday stormed the main road leading to the International Conference Centre venue for the national collation of the presidential election results over alleged irregularities.
There was also protest in Asaba, the capital city of Delta State with many more likely across cities in the country in the days to come.
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