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Labour party agent beaten and bundled out of Imo collation centre

Nov 12, 2023

A Labour Party (LP) agent in Imo State, Calistus Ihejiagwa, was in the early hours of today November 12, beaten and bundled out of the Imo State Collation Centre in Owerri, the state capital.

Ihejiagwa was protesting the results being presented at the collation center, He argued that the results collated from the local government areas that were being presented did not tally with the ones on the Result Viewing Portal (IREV).

Ihejiagwa repeatedly said he had a petition to submit before the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) but he was shut down by the Returning Officer for the election, Prof Abayomi Fashina, who said it was not in his purview to receive petitions.

Ihejiagwa was viewed as an interruption by his colleagues who subsequently bundled him out of the collation centre at 5am while collation continued.

Watch a video showing the moment Ihejiagwa was bundled out below

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