The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, some of the party leaders and concerned citizens of this country are holding a peaceful protest at INEC headquarters in Abuja, presently.
The protest, staged today was announced by the former Senator, represented Kogi west at the national assembly, Dino Melaye, yesterday.
Melaye, through his Twitter handle yesterday wrote, “All lovers of Democracy are invited to a peaceful protest march tomorrow Monday at 10am. We will converge at Legacy House before MTN office Maitama. Everyone is expected to wear black on black. In an unjust society, silence is a crime. Lets save our Democracy. SDM.”
However, the Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, also wrote on his Twitter handle, few minutes ago, saying it is good to see Atiku, protesting election fraud, thereby noting that the kind of security services, deployed for Atiku, will not be deployed to protect a revolution person person like him.
He wrote, “#Electionfraud Good to see @atiku @OfficialPDPNig fight for electoral justice, everyone must engage in civil disobedience to extinguish the monumental injustice perpetrated by @inecnigeria, except that for us revolutionaries we don’t get the privilege to have DSS and police bodyguards to protect us during protests like this, they usually unleash the police, soldiers and the DSS on us with absolute cruelty! #Revolutionnow #occupyinec.”
Alhaji Atiku, staged the protest, to express his anger towards the outcome of the February 25 presidential election in Nigeria, in which the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu was declared winner, after polling a score of 8,794,726 votes.