Dino Melaye Calls For The Cancellation Of Lokoja Election As It Was Marred With Ballot Box Snatching (Photos)

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The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has called for the cancellation of elections held in Lokoja.

The senator made the call following the reports of ballot box snatching and thugs harassment that characterised the elections.

Kogi, being one of the six states not holding its governorship election today, holds election for only the House of Assembly.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has earlier reported that thugs in military uniform shot sporadically while carting away ballot boxes in Lokoja.

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In his call, Senator Melaye accused the governor of the state, Yahaya Bello of masterminding the act.

Melaye made the call in the series of tweets below and shared photos.

Senator Melaye said “Yahaya Bello unleash violence in Lokoja today. Elections must be canceled in all the units where ballots was snatched and violence employed by the ADC to the governor.

“Ganaja village in Lokoja is on fire. Shooting, killings and fire every where. All 22 pooling unit materials carted away.

“Adankolo unit in Lokoja where the ADC to Yahaya Bello lead onslaught on voters.

“Angwa Powa 006 in Lokoja the ADC to the governor came to break the box him self. @PoliceNG_CRU @inecnigeria

“Votes in Lokoja must be canceled. These level of violence have never been experienced. Only with the coming of Yahaya Bello.”

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