Great Ogboru rejects Delta governorship election result, calls for cancellation

Great Ogboru rejects Delta governorship election result, calls for cancellation

- The APC governorship candidate in Delta state, Great Ogboru, has rejected the election results declared by the INEC

- Ogboru described the exercise as a sham and called for an outright cancellation of the governorship election in Delta

- INEC had on Monday, March 11, declared Governor Ifenayi Okowa the winner of the election

Great Ogboru, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta state, has rejected the outcome of the just concluded governorship election in the state.

Channels TV reports that he faulted the result of the poll while addressing journalists on Monday, March 11, in Abraka in Ethiope East local government area of the state.

Legit.ng gathered that Ogboru described the exercise as a sham and called for an outright cancellation of the governorship election in Delta.

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He alleged that the process was marred by “massive rigging and violence,” stating he has the support of his party to challenge the outcome in court.

The APC candidate claimed that there was a disparity in the number of accredited voters as against the official record of data from INEC.

He also alleged that the ruling party in the state was aided by security operatives to disrupt the process and thereby, prevent a free and fair contest.

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Ogboru insisted that the exercise was marred with a lot of irregularities across the 25 local government areas of the state.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ifeanyi Okowa, was declared as the winner of the gubernatorial election in Delta state.

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday, March 11, declared Okowa, who is the incumbent governor, winner of the election.

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