Photos: Saraki, others teargass during protest in Abuja

The Nigerian Police teargassed the Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki and other Peoples Democratic Party Presidential aspirants during the protest for a free and fair election at the INEC office and on the Street of Abuja.

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President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki in a truck with other leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, during the protest against manipulation of elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission
in Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida 05/10/2018

 

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President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki boarding a truck with other leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, during a protest against manipulation of elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida 05/10/2018
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Police tear gas Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki and other PDP Presidential aspirants during the protest for a free and fair election on the Street of Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida 05/10/2018
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Police tear gas Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki and other PDP Presidential aspirants during the protest for a free and fair election on the Street of Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida 05/10/2018
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Police tear gas Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki and other PDP Presidential aspirants during the protest for a free and fair election on the Street of Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida 05/10/2018

The Senate President Bukola Saraki and some other leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party were at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission Abuja, to demand that INEC declare Ademola Adeleke as the winner of the governorship election in Osun state.

The protesters, who arrived in a vehicle, marked ‘justice’, included the party chairman, Uche Secondus, speaker of the house Yakubu Dogara, governor of Sokoto, Aminu Tambuwal and former governor of Jigawa, Sule Lamido.

The protest coincided with the formal presentation by Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the winner, Gboyega Oyetola to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Oyetola, a member of the All Progressives Congress was able to wipe out the 353 vote lead by Adeleke, in the first election on 22 September, by the crutches offered by Senator iyiola Omisore of the SDP.

Oyetola was given the certificate of election by INEC on Thursday, with the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Agbaje, vowing to resign if the Supreme Court eventually upturned Oyetola’s victory.

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