Ondo election: PDP urges Buhari to resist pressure to rig poll

Ondo election: PDP urges Buhari to resist pressure to rig poll

- The PDP is advocating for credible election in Ondo state

- The party has appealed to President Buhari to ensure that the Ondo poll is free and fair

- A spokesperson for the party, Ologbondiyan has accused the APC of planning to rig the Ondo election

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The PDP has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari not to give in to any pressure to compromise the governorship election in Ondo state.

A spokesperson for the party, Kola Ologbondiyan made the plea on Sunday, October 4, at a news conference in Abuja, The Nation reported.

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The PDP has warned against rigging in the Ondo election. Photo credits: PDP Akwa Ibom/ Garba Shehu
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Ologbondiyan called on the president to maintain the standard for a free, fair, and credible election as witnessed in the Edo election.

The PDP spokesperson alleged that the sitting governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu was scheming to manipulate government institutions to rig the election.

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Vanguard newspaper also reported that the party accused the governor and the APC of resorting to violence, threats, and hate comments ahead of the poll.

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The PDP said:

“Our campaign, therefore, urges President Buhari to adopt the same Edo stance to ensure a free, fair and credible election in Ondo, without regard to partisan consideration, so that he can leave a legacy of electoral uprightness for which posterity and history can be kind to him.”

The party warned that any attempt to manipulate the electoral process at any level would lead to a breakdown of law and order.

In another news, the police command in Ondo state has arrested 6 people in connection with the clash between the ruling APC and the PDP.

Tee-Leo Ikoro, the police spokesman confirmed the arrest of the suspects over the attack that occurred in Ipele, in Owo local government area of the state, Nigerian Tribune reports.

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He further said that officers were already trailing those who allegedly destroyed PDP's billboards.

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