El-Rufai in Anambra to rig governorship election —Peter Obi

Posted by News Express | 16 November 2013 | 4,234 times

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All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has been accused of being in Anambra State as part of efforts by his party to rig the on-going governorship election.

“I think they’re trying to rig the election,” said Governor Peter Obi while reacting to El-Rufai’s presence in the state.

He said he was not aware of El-Rufai’s restriction to his hotel room in Awka by security operatives but then added: “The restriction is for everybody, including myself. It’s not restricted to anybody.”

Even so, Obi took exception to El-Rufai’s presence in the state, saying: “This is an Anambra election . . . Let people not come here and give Anambra a bad name. If I have my way, I’d have him bundled out of this state.”

News Express had earlier today reported that El-Rufai had been restricted from leaving his hotel room in the Anambra State capital by men of Nigeria’s secret police who claimed to be acting in his best interest.   

•Photo shows Governor Peter Obi.

Source: News Express

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