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APC Is Mounting Pressure on INEC To Change Results- PDP




The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressive Congress of mounting pressure on INEC to change the Edo governorship election.

Its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan in a signed statement on Saturday alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Mohammad Yakubu had come under intense pressure from the APC to replace the results in some wards.

The statement read; “The PDP has observed that INEC’s virtual portal is increasingly becoming unstable.

“We have also been informed that the INEC Chairman has come under intense pressure from the APC to allow the replacement of results declared in the riverine areas of Edo state in other to jerk up figures for the APC.

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“We also have information on ploys been undertaken to replace results in Fugar and other adjoining local governments all in Edo North.

“We appeal to the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, not to fall for this pressure in the interest of the unity and cohesion of our country.

“We have the results as already declared in the various polling units and we urge INEC to confine itself to these results already declared results by its officials at the polling units.

“We invite Nigerians to closely monitor results being declared on the INEC virtual portal to ensure the wishes of the people of Edo State are not altered overnight.”

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