Friday, 30 September 2016

Edo Governorship Election: PDP Candidate Rejects Election Results

The PDP candidate alleged inducement
of voters and collaboration of INEC and
the state government to doctor the
results in favour of the All Progressives
Congress (APC).
He said they decided not to wait for the
full result to be called because they
were already been informed about what
is playing out now.
So far about 17 local government areas
have been announced, with the PDP
trailing the APC 5 to 12 local
governments.
The APC won in Akoko-Edo
LGA, Ikpoba-Okha, Etsako West, Etsako
East, Etsako Cenral, Owan East LGA, Ovia
North LGA, Oredo LGA, Uhunwomnde,
Igueben LGA, Egor LGA, Owan West LGA
While the PDP won in Esan North
Central, Esan West LGA, Orhionmwon
LGA, Esan South East LGA, Esan North
East LGA.
Earlier, some protesters contested the
results being announced, alleging that
the results are not a reflection of what
transpired at the polling units.
Meanwhile, the All Progressives
Congress (APC), has described the
rejection of the state governorship
election results by the Peoples
Democratic Party (PDP) as quote; an act
of a bad loser.
Chairman of the Edo State APC Chapter,
the Mr Anselm Ojezua, says the entire
process of the election had been
nothing but peaceful. he adds that
though the announcement of the results
is still ongoing, he commends INEC so
far.
Mr. Ojezua adds that INEC was efficient
in the delivery of materials to ensure
that they got to locations on time.
The APC Chairman is also asking the
PDP to channel its grievances to the
appropriate quarters.