Reports have emerged that the Oodua Peoples Congress and the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation in Lagos on Monday morning led other protesters to storm the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, demanding the sacking of the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, before the March 28 elections. Punch report.
The OPC members were seen with guns, cutlasses, pocket knifes among other weapons, chanting anti-Jega songs, giving reasons why Jega should be sacked.
7UP/Toll Gate end of the expressway was overwhelmed with heavy traffic as the protesters, who were well protected by heavy police presence, took over one part of the road, grounding movement of other road users.
The campaigners distributed leaflets containing seven reasons why the INEC boss should be sacked.
The leaflet also contained what the OPC described as the achievements of President Goodluck Jonathan and why the President should be re-elected.
The protesters are said to be on their way to the National Stadium, Surulere, through the Ikorodu Road, where they will hold a rally.