Jimoh Ibrahim: Ondo boils as PDP youths protest against INEC


Jimoh Ibrahim
Jimoh Ibrahim

Following the recognition of Mr Jimoh Ibrahim as the People Democratic party governorship candidate yesterday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the November 26 election,  Akure, capital of Ondo State, Southwest Nigeria is now boiling as thousands of supporters of PDP took to the streets this morning to express their disappointment.


The protesters blocked major highways in the capital city and other parts of the state.



They made bonfires with disused tyres on the roads and prevented vehicles from moving.


Meanwhile, the Ondo State Police Command has assured the residents of Akure of their safety from the violent protest which erupted in the state in early hours of Friday.


The protest followed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) replacement of the name of Eyitayo Jegede with Jimoh Ibrahim as the PDP governorship candidate for the Nov. 26 election.


The command’s spokesman, ASP Femi Joseph, said the police were committed to the protection of the lives and property.


Joseph enjoined the people to keep calm as normalcy would soon be restored, adding that the command had dispatched officer and men to the scene of protests on Oba Adesida Road.

Protesters protesting in Akure against candidature of Jimoh Ibrahim
Protesters protesting in Akure against candidature of Jimoh Ibrahim

“We are aware and our men are on their way to the scene, I will speak with you more later as the incident develops.


“We are trying to coordinate our men so that the incident will not escalate,” he said.



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