PDP honorables prevented from meeting INEC chair

Some candidates of the House of Representatives election held last year have stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja to protest the continued delay to act on the Supreme Court judgment in respect of the rightful winners of the National Assembly seats in Anambra state in the 2015 general elections.

The group which belongs to a faction of the People’s Democratic Party in the state arrived INEC as early this morning displaying placards and chanting solidarity songs. They demanded that INEC issues winers of the said elections with certificates of return to resume at the National Assembly.

Hon. Tony Office, who spoke unbehalf of the protesting group, expressed disappointment at the action of INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, declining to meet with them despite several letters written to his commission.
The protesters were prohibited from having access to INEC premises and after about an hour, the leader of INEC security team asked their representative to come in and deliver their letter.

Details later.