2023 Guber Poll: PDP Rejects APC’s Victory in Kaduna, Zamfara, Kebbi, Accuses INEC of Rigging

2023 Guber Poll: PDP Rejects APC’s Victory in Kaduna, Zamfara, Kebbi, Accuses INEC of Rigging

  • The nation's main opposition party has expressed dissatisfaction over the just concluded March 18 governorship election in three key states
  • The national chairman of the party, Dr Ayu, alleged that the election conducted in Zamafara, Kebbi, and Kaduna states was rigged
  • Ayu further accused INEC of working closely with opposition parties to rig the poll, noting that the PDP recorded sweeping victories in most of the states where elections were held

The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Iyorchia Ayu, has alleged that there are plots to manipulate the results of Saturday, March 18, governorship election in Kaduna, Zamfara, Kebbi and other states.

Addressing reporters in Abuja on Monday, March 20, Ayu expressed dismay with the election's outcome in the affected states and accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies of conspiracy in the alleged plots.

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PDP rejects Kaduna, Zamfara, and Kebbi states' election victory. Photo credit: Dr Iyorchia Ayu
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Ayu accuse INEC, and APC of rigging in Kaduna, Zamfara, Kebbi

The party chairman faulted election results that INEC had declared in some states where the APC emerged victorious, except in states where the PDP won, The Nation report confirmed on Tuesday, March 21.

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Warning the electoral umpire not to cause anarchy, Ayu accused security agencies of colluding with INEC to manipulate the results of the elections.

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“Of particular note is the brazen plot by the APC and INEC to alter the results of the Adamawa State governorship election already won by the PDP candidate, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, and give undeserving victory to the candidate of the APC.
“This is unacceptable. It is the rape of democracy, a frustration of the popular will. We will not accept such a travesty of justice,” Ayu said.

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In another development, Peter Obi, the candidate of the Labour Party, in the Labour Party's Peter Obi has formally submitted a petition to the Presidential Election Tribunal challenging the process leading to the outcome of the Saturday, February 25 presidential election.

This was disclosed on Tuesday, March 21, by the chief spokesman of the Obi-Datti presidential campaign council, Yunusa Tanko.

Tanko said:

“It is official the Labor Party Presidential candidate Peter OBI has filed his petition to the presidential elections tribunal in Abuja. The process of reclaiming the people’s mandate has started.”

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