The commissioner of police in Akwa Ibom state, Bashir Makama, has accused Nigerian politicians of sponsoring thugs to distort the peace and security of the state during the forthcoming general elections in the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said no third parties were involved in the configuration of card readers as being speculated by some politicians.
The presidential campaign council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said only the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) can say whether the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly election would hold.
The presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has accused the APC of planning to use the military to rig the general elections. Atiku made the allegation in a statement issued on Monday, February 18.
Dan takarar kujerar shugaban kasa na jam'iyyar adawa ta PDP, Atiku Abubakar, ya yi zargi da cewar jam'iyya mai ta APC ta daura duk wata damara ta tafka magudi a yayin babban zaben kasa domin rinjayar da nasara a gare ta.
The PDP has accused the presidency of releasing over N6 billion “looted from federal funds” to the APC National Assembly candidates to rig the rescheduled February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections.