Edo elections: Results for nine LGAs released — PDP

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has said result sheets of nine Local Government Areas are already out.

However, PDP said the results are fake claiming that the ruling APC doctored the election results.

In a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary,Prince Dayo Adeyeye, the party claimed APC wrote the result ahead of the election.

According to PDP, “We have become aware that senior members of the All Progressives’ Congress (APC), in collusion with certain staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have started writing fake & fictitious results as part of their plan to manipulate the Edo State Gubernatorial Election which is taken place today.

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“We are aware that these APC members are working in collusion with Mrs. Amina Zakari, an INEC national official.

“They are also working with Mrs. Imoudu Sule, Edo State INEC PRO, the Delta State REC, and the National Deputy Director of Operations.

“We are also aware that these officials have distributed millions of Naira to LGA Electoral Officers.

“The plan is to get them to write false & fictitious results in favor of APC even before votes are cast.

“It is necessary to warn the Nigerian public that our Party will resist any attempts by the Ruling Party to subvert the will of the people by any engagement in the substitution of electoral materials.

“We urge all well-meaning Nigerians to counsel INEC and the Ruling Party to refrain from acting in a manner that may lead to the breakdown of law and other.

“May God bless Edo State. May God bless Nigeria,” the statement read.