Kogi Election: PDP Governorship candidate made a U-turn ,rejects outcome of results
By Gambo Jagindi
November 17, 2019
Kogi state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party PDP and its governorship candidate in the just concluded state governorship election Mr Musa Wada and deputy governorship candidate, Otunba Sam Aro, have rejected the outcome of the state governorship election over alleged irregularities and collusion of security agents and electoral officials.
Aluta News had reported Wada congratulating his opponent Bello ahead of INEC announcement.
At a news conference in Lokoja on Sunday at Suitoria Hotel, Engr Wada says the results of the election from Okene local government Area was “forged” by the APC government in the state protesting the results of 112,000.00 votes from Okene and Adavi local government areas.
Mr Wada says many of his supporters and members of his party have been killed at different locations across the state during the elections on Saturday.
He said the general conduct of the election and called for its outright cancellation as he describes the conduct of polls as an aberration of free and fair election.
The party and himself he says will challenge the outcome of the election at tribunal saying, “we are prepared for litigation” as a last resort.
According to the PDP governorship candidate, the PDP has been robbed of the people’s mandate .
There is pervasive peace across the state with no threat to violence as police says its Men are still on patrol to forestall post-election violence in all parts of the state while members and supporters of the governing all progressives congress APC in the state are already celebrating victory ahead of official declaration by the electoral commission, INEC.