Waje Calls Out INEC, Says She Was Assaulted By Thugs At Polling Unit




Nigerian recording artiste, Waje has joined the elongating list of celebrities among other Nigerians who have been assaulted by political thugs at their respective polling units while trying to exercise their civic responsibilities at the 2023 gubernatorial election.

Earlier, MDB reported that Waje‘s colleagues in the entertainment industry, Kate Henshaw and Chioma Akpotha were attacked by political thugs at their polling units in Lagos state. The singer-songwriter has recounted her experience at her polling unit.

Speaking in a video shared on her social media account, Waje claimed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) moved their polling unit from the usual safe place to a rural area just this morning.

She added that they had no problem with it and went to the new polling unit to vote.

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She said all was going well initially until thugs gathered and began beating up voters and attacking those with phones.

She revealed that the thugs pounced on one of her friends and beat him up badly.

Fighting tears, the singer questioned why such level of voter suppression should be allowed to happen.

You guys are evil. You knew what you were doing,” she said, calling out INEC.

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Voters in VGC also complained that INEC suddenly shifted polling unit today and asked voters to meet them at the express to vote.

Watch the video below.

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