Nigeria, Feb. 27 -- The Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has dismissed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s claim of over-voting in Ekiti State during Saturday's presidential election.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) had won the election with PDP coming behind a distant second.

The Ekiti State's results were the first to be officially called at the National Collation Centre in Abuja on Sunday.

On Monday, PDP's agent, Dino Melaye, called for the cancellation of the results for overvoting that allegedly marred the election in the state.

Mr Melaye had earlier insisted that there were about 800 excess votes cast in Ekiti state.

He and another agent of the party, Emeka Iheodia, walked out of the...