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General News of Saturday, 11 November 2023


Kogi Decides: Dino Melaye calls out INEC for refusing to show agents clean results sheet

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Kogi state governorship candidate, Senator Dino Melaye has taken to social media to raise concerns over the refusal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) staff to show his agents untampered result sheets.

According to Melaye, this incident occurred in Ogori Mangogo BC. He also called on his agents to resist and protest if INEC officials refuses to show them clean result sheets.

Taking to his X page on Saturday, November 11, Dino Melaye wrote; "Vote not going on in ogori mangogo bc inec staff refuse to show our agents clean result sheets. If they refuse to show you untampered result sheets, resist and protest."

Dino Melaye who is contesting on the tickets of the Peoples Democratic Party is battling APC’s Usman Ododo, SDP’s Muri Ajaka, ADC’s Leke Abejide, LP’s Adejo Okeme, ZLP’s Fatima Suleiman in the off-cycle governorship election.

Report indicates that about 1.8M registered voters will decide the next governor of Kogi state.

The Kogi election is keenly contested between Usman Ododo of the All Progressives Congress, Muri Ajaka of the Social Democratic Party, Leke Abejide of the African Democratic Party and Dino Melaiye of the PDP.