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Civil Society Organisation Raises Concern Over Forged Election Results In Kogi


A civil society organisation, Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement, YIAGA Africa, has raised an alarm over the discovery of forged election results in the ongoing Kogi State governorship election.

The results were said to have emanated from Polling Unit 004, Eni Ward of Ogori/Mangogo in Kogi State.

The organization which made the revelation on its X handle@YIAGA on Saturday, urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to investigate the source.

“Dear @inecnigeria we received report of pre-filled results sheet discovered in PU 004, Eni Ward of Ogori/magongo in Kogi state before commencement of voting. Kindly investigate and address this issue promptly to safeguard the integrity of the process,” the post read.

In the alleged results, a copy of which was attached to the post, the APC polled 200 votes; AA scored 1; while ADC, PDP and SDP got 2 votes each.

Meanwhile the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Dino Melaye while Corroborating the claim said INEC official have refused to show the voters in the polling unit a clean copy of the result sheet.

In a post on his X handle, Mr Melaye said, “Vote not going on in ogori mangogo bc inec staff refuse to show our agents clean result sheets. If they refuse to show you untampered result sheets, resist and protest”.

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