Monday, September 2, 2013

Protests rock Kwara

Members of the All Progressives Congress and members of the
National燗ssociation of Kwara State Students 爌rotested in Kwara State
The students protested peacefully from Murtala Muhammed Road
爐hrough爐he Post Office to the Government House. 燭he students said they
were爌rotesting against the non-payment of the balance of their
APC members protested in Ilorin and Offa Local Government Area
against爐he announcement on radio ofthe purported result of the
rerun爀lection held in Offa 燣G on Saturday in which the candidate of
the燩eoples Democratic Party, Mr. Segun Olanipekun was declared
winner.燗ccording to the radio announcement and a statement from the
Deputy燚irector, Kwara State Independent Electoral Commission, Mr.
Dauda燦urudeen, PDP's Olanipekun 爌olled 35,937 votes against
20,161爎eported votes scored by APC candidate, Mr. Saheed Popoola.燘ut
the APC protesters insisted that from signed result sheet obtained燼t
the collation centre, APC trounced the PDP in 11 of the 12 wards.
They 爏tated that PDP won only in Igboodun Ward, adding that APC爏cored
11,526 as against PDP's 4,668

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