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ONDO GUBER: We’ll not fold our arms to watch a repeat of Edo robbery –-PDP govs



ONDO GUBER: We’ll not fold our arms to watch a repeat of Edo robbery –-PDP govs

Ahead of the November 26 Ondo State governorship election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has warned that it will not fold its arms and watch impunity and day time robbery as allegedly happened in Edo State.

The governors raised the alarm that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is already plotting in collaboration with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the election.

They therefore called on President Muhammadu Buhari to caution his APC party and INEC to be fair in the coming election.

The party stating this in a statement it issued in Abuja on Monday signed by the secretary of the Forum, Patrick Okon, said that INEC should be overhauled.

Part of the statement reads, “We are aware of the plan of APC to get Ondo state by all means, including listing the assistance of INEC.

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“We are warning that we will not fold our arms to watch this impunity and day time robbery. INEC is an umpire and should play its role very well so that the electorates will have confidence in it. From the way things are going, the people are already losing confidence in the commission. INEC should stick to its electoral mandate and should not subvert the law of the land.

“INEC should conduct itself very well in this forthcoming Ondo state governorship election to avoid a repeat of what happen(ed) in Edo election. We call on Mr. President to caution his party, APC and INEC to be fair in this coming election schedule for November 26.”

By Ebere Ndukwu …

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