PDP, APC allege plot to rig Akwa Ibom senatorial rerun

25.1.2020

PDP, APC allege plot to rig Akwa Ibom senatorial rerun

Published Kindly Share This Story On Kamarudeen Ogundele and Success Nwogu The Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress on Thursday accused each other of plotting to unleash violence on the people and rig the rerun in the Essien Udim Local Government of Akwa Ibom State scheduled for Saturday. Both parties claimed that they had intelligence on how the police had been compromised to unleash mayhem in favour of the APC and the PDP The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in statement said a DIG had allegedly promised a serving minister that with proper funding, he would do “the same thing that was done in Bayelsa State during the November 17, 2019 governorship election” in favour of the APC. Ologbondiyan said, “As part of the strategy, the DIG promised to deploy a more senior Commissioner of Police than the one in Akwa Ibom State to take charge of the command.” He added that part of the plot was to seek the transfer of the state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Mike Iginni, and replace him with an already compromised official. Ologbondiyan said, “We are concerned about the plot to deploy huge number of policemen into a local government and put them under the control of such an officer as a DIG. “It is extremely suspect, as past experiences across the nation had shown that such deployments led to violent confrontations, killings, maiming and massive intimidations of voters that only aided election riggers and other anti-democratic forces to compromise electoral processes.” However, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Yekini Nabena, said Igini, planned to frustrate the party. Nabena in a statement faulted Igini for fixing the election into the state constituency in Essein Udim Local Government Area on Saturday without a valid order of the court. He said, “It is on record that Senator Godswill Akpabio challenged INEC and the Court of Appeal upheld his appeal, nullified the PDP’s fraudulent victory and ordered retrieval of the certificate of return given to the PDP senator by INEC. “However, the Court of Appeal ordered repeat election in only Essein Udim Local Government Area of the state, Senator Akpabio’s LGA. “Senator Akpabio now a Minister of Niger Delta Affairs has opted out of the repeat election citing his current higher responsibilities to the nation and the continuous occupation of INEC office by a compromised REC.” Copyright PUNCH. All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from PUNCH. Contact: DOWNLOAD THE PUNCH NEWS APP NOW ON Receive Alerts on: Read more: The Punch Newspapers

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PDP: We will resist attempt to rig Akwa-Ibom LG rerun – Daily TrustThe Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) was planning to unleash violence on the people and rig the re-run election in Essien Udim Local Government of Akwa Ibom State slated for Saturday. The party however said it would resist any attempt to invade the local government to rig the …

Akwa Ibom rerun: PDP accuses Buhari's minister of planning to rig, unleash violence - Daily Post NigeriaThe Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday, raised the alarm over alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to unleash violence and rig the

Breaking: APC withdraws from Saturday's re-run election in Akwa Ibom – Daily TrustThe All Progressives Congress, APC in Akwa Ibom State said it will not participate in the re-run election scheduled for Saturday. In a press conference on Friday in Uyo, State Chairman of the APC, Mr Ini Okopido said the party has withdrawn from the re-run election in Essien Udim local government area as it was … Better! Why Oluwa kilon shele

APC withdraws from Akwa-Ibom rerun elections, gives reasons - Daily Post NigeriaLess than 12 hours to the rerun elections in Essien Udim local government area of Akwa Ibom state, the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state has

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