The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised an alarm of plots by agents and supporters of trailing opposition parties to truncate the will of the people of Kogi State.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Felix Morka, National Publicity Secretary of the APC raised the alarm in a statement on Sunday as results are being collated at the State collation centre.
The APC statement reads: “With the Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Usman Ododo, coasting to spectacular victory in Saturday’s Kogi Guber election, we call on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to protect the integrity of the legitimate votes of the Kogi electorate.
“Announced and uploaded results, so far, show our Candidate maintaining a landslide lead in Kogi West and Central, with a competitive showing in Kogi East.
“We are keenly aware of intense pressure, including violent threats on INEC staff, by agents and supporters of trailing opposition parties aimed at unduly influencing or disrupting ongoing collation of results in the state.
“We urge INEC to stand fast in discharge of its constitutional duty to deliver free, fair and credible election in the state, and ensure that the freely exercised will of the Kogi electorate prevails.
TNG reports INEC, has, meanwhile, suspended collation of election results until 4:00 pm as results from three local government areas are being awaited..…CONTINUE.FULL.READING>>>