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Soldiers barricade INEC headquarters in Jos amid re-run polls

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The entrance to the Independent National Electoral Commission headquarters in Jos, the capital of Plateau State, was barricaded by soldiers on Saturday morning due to ongoing re-run elections in the state.

PUNCH correspondent who witnessed this reported seeing a heavy military presence outside the INEC building, with armed soldiers blocking the gates.

Recall that INEC on Thursday commenced the distribution of sensitive electoral materials in the six Local Government Areas of Plateau state ahead of today’s re-rerun election

The distribution of the electoral materials was done on the premises of the Central Bank of Nigeria in Jos, the state capital

The distribution was done in the presence of representatives of political parties, observers, journalists, and security personnel.

Also, accreditation and voting have commenced in the run-off election for State Constituency 2 in the Yenagoa LGA of Bayelsa State.


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