Tension mounts in Lagos collation centre over missing ballot booklets

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There was tension on Saturday morning at Ogudu collation centre in Lagos State over missing nine booklets of ballot papers meant for the Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections.

Each of the booklets contains 100 pages meant for Ward 4 a the centre.

It was reported that at the centre between 7.35 a.m. and 8.30 a.m., that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) agents were protesting over the missing booklets.

A PDP agent, Kunle Aladiyan,revealed that his party discovered the booklets were missing in the morning while INEC officials were distributing election materials to each ward.

Aladiyan said the party would not participate in the election without the missing booklets, adding that similar thing happened in 2015.

“We told them while they were bringing the materials to count each carton of booklets, but the INEC officials refused.

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