Kogi tribunal: Supporters stage protests

Kogi tribunal: Supporters stage protests

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 12:57 am

Many political party supporters on Monday in Abuja staged a protest at the premises of the Kogi Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jabi area.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the protesters carried handbills and placards with different inscriptions.

NAN further reported that the swift intervention of security personnel, including the police, prevented the situation from degenerating into violence.

Meanwhile, a statement signed by the Director, Media and Publicity, Audu/Faleke Political Organisation, Mr Duro Meseko, condemned the protest.

It called on the Inspector General of Police to deploy more policemen to cover the tribunal’s proceedings, to forestall breakdown of law and order.

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