Security agents take over INEC office in Edo as official results roll in (Photos): Security agents have been deployed massively to INEC office in Edo state as the returning officers begin presentation of the early results from polling booths across the state. You can see the official results here.
The security officials, who were mostly heavily armed, were a combination of mobile policemen, regular police officers and officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Service Corps.
There are also members of the Nigerian Army who are also working with the other security agents.
Security officials questioning people trying to get into the INEC building.
The heavy presence of security officials may not be unconnected with the reports of attacks in some parts of the state during the polls on Wednesday. There were claims of ballot snatching and attacks on observers and supporters of opposition parties at some polling booths.
Stern looking mobile policemen on guard
More officers at the gates of the INEC office.
Nigerian Security and Civil Service Defense officers on guard.
Policemen keep watch close to the entrance of the INEC building.
Meanwhile, the People Democratic Party has claimed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is planning to rig the result of the gubernatorial election in Edo state.
The party, in a statement via Prince Dayo Adeyeye who is its national publicity secretary, it alleged that the APC was planning to rig the election and Governor Adams Oshiomhole was already working towards that.
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