NewsExpress advert FCMB banner Fidelity bank banner NewsExpress advert
We won’t accept Anambra guber election result if . . . —APC

By News Express on 16/11/2013

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 3,333


The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned that it will not accept the results of today’s governorship election in Anambra State unless there is voting in all local governments areas, especially in the party’s strongholds of Idemili North and South, as well as Awka South. In a statement issued in Lagos by its Interim National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party also condemned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for its “apparently-contrived logistics nightmare” that has left thousands of voters unable to exercise their franchise, and demanded the immediate removal of the “incompetent and conniving” Resident Electoral Commissioner for Anambra, Prof. Chukwuemeka Onukogu.

APC said it was totally astonished to learn that INEC has confirmed that materials meant for Idemili North Local Government, which has 180,000 voters, have been hijacked, without saying who hijacked the ballot papers and why, and without explaining why the materials meant for strongholds of the All Peoples Grand Alliance and the Peoples Democratic Party were not hijacked. Equally astonishing, the party said, is the fact that the voter registers for Idemili South, the direct Local Government of the APC candidate, Dr. Chris Ngige, did not contain the names of voters in the local government, despite the assurances of INEC Chairman Attahiru Jega. Hear Mohammed: “Before the election, political parties were given voter’s registers that largely contained the names of most voters. However, about four days to the election, Prof. Jega said at an interactive stakeholders forum that there were problems with the registers which would be rectified before the election.

“However, when the supposedly-corrected registers were brought back, most of the authentic names in them have disappeared, without explanation.”

APC said it also complained about the fact that Prof Onukogu was very partial and unprofessional when he conducted the 2011 election.

“In 2011, when Prof. Onukogu conducted the general elections in the state, he was very partial. During the Onitsha South 2 House of Assembly constituency and Idemili South House of Assembly polls, he declared the results of both inconclusive, only for him to announce the results at 12 midnight.

“After we challenged the results in court and a rerun was ordered, we won both constituencies. We subsequently petitioned INEC and the Commission assured us that the same person will not be allowed to conduct subsequent election. Alas, he was left in place to do another damage to INEC as an institution through his glaring incompetence and partiality, which have seriously affected the credibility of this governorship election,” the party said.

•Photo shows APC spokesman Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

Source News Express

Posted 17/11/2013 12:54:02 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
Mystery over Buhari’s return from London

Eagles, Pharaohs set Kaduna on fire with must-win...

CAN president charges Osinbajo, Ambode on economic growth...

Boko Haram bombers kill 23 in Chad, injure...

AfDB President named 2013 African of the Year...

Dangote tops list of richest black persons in...

I will fight kidnapping, armed robbery to a...

Of Magu, Senate confirmation and Buhari’s miscalculation, By...

Cross River launches campaign to end violence against...

Crude oil plunges after producers’ meeting in Doha...

Nigeria’s oil production nearly back to normal: Minister...

Suspected gay arrested, paraded naked

 

Latest News Violence mars APC meeting; 3 killed during fracas, many wounded 2019: Okorocha vows to crush Madumere •Weeds out loyalists from government 3 soldiers, 2 Civilian JTF die in showdown with Boko Haram •Troops gun down 3 terrorists ‘2,000 medical doctors leave Nigeria yearly’ 3rd Force pitches tent with Nigerian workers ahead of May Day, launches PVC-Ballot revolution for 2019 in Lagos 3 masqueraders in police net over attack on church in Anambra FG not serious about wooing foreign investors — Sanusi Gunmen kill 22 farmers in Ortom’s town World Bank jacks up share capital by $13 billion Who wins Big Brother Naija’s N45m? APC group, PDP, SDP, Obasanjo’s CNM, others to form new party Forex: IMF Seeks Unified Exchange Rate Regime

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (339,318 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (334,228 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (267,468 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (219,927 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (201,903 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (197,871 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (172,638 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (154,994 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (146,930 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (138,734 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (136,688 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (129,413 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (36) Business & Economy (3,065) Business Verdict (40) Columnists (836) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (482) Features (568) Global Business Monitor (262) International (1,920) Interview (149) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (116) News (34,651) Opinion (915) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,800) Religion (722) Sports (1,483) Stock Watch (28) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

NLNG Science and Literature Prize Awards

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Boko Haram commanders surrender

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement