The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the 6 November governorship election in Anambra Jabber, Andy Uba, has rejected the of the election.
Spokesperson of the Andy Uba Marketing campaign Organisation, Jerry Ugokwe, in an announcement issued on Thursday in Abuja, described the election as a charade, asserting that the did not relate the wants of the of us of Anambra.
Mr Uba came third with a minute over 40,000 votes in the election received by a passe CBN governor, Charles Soludo of the All Progressives Giant Alliance (APGA).
“Our long-established candidate, Sen. Andy Uba, is a victim of frequent electoral fraud and manipulation,” he mentioned.
Mr Ugokwe alleged that the election turned into once manipulated by INEC, in cohort with the Governor Willie Obiano-led administration and safety forces deployed to supervise the instruct.
He additional alleged that the election turned into once characterised by frequent irregularities, intimidation and voter suppression to sure the bolt for the victory of the Progressives Giant Alliance (APGA) candidate on the polls.
“As an instance, in polling models where the Biometric Voters’ Accreditation System (BVAS) malfunctioned, INEC went ahead with the election manually.
“There obtain been quite lots of cases where votes announced by INEC exceeded the choice of authorised voters in polling models.
“It is unimaginable that our candidate, who polled over 200,000 votes in the APC main election, would possibly doubtless well be allocated a moderately of above 43,000 votes by INEC.
“It is stunning that APGA, which lost almost 80 per cent of its stalwarts via defection to APC sooner than the election, came out victorious,” he mentioned.
Mr Ugokwe recalled that the sitting APGA Deputy Governor, seven participants of the Home of Representatives, 10 participants of the Home of Assembly, all defected to APC sooner than the election.
This, he mentioned, turned into once moreover a pair APGA Board of Trustees participants and quite lots of alternative others who joined APC, sooner than the governorship election.
In response to him, “it is, as a result of this truth, ridiculous that APGA emerged victorious on the election despite the defection of its extreme stakeholders to APC, sooner than the election”.
Mr Ugokwe added that from all indications, the supreme of us remaining in APGA on the time of the election “had been Governor Obiano and his household moreover a pair of staffers of the Authorities Home and as Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the occasion’s candidate”.
This, he mentioned, turned into once particularly so because majority of the voters in the issue had moved to APC.
“There turned into once undoubtedly no contrivance the carcass of APGA would possibly doubtless obtain defeated APC with out the inspiring collusion and manipulation by INEC and the Obiano-led administration.
“What occurred on Nov. 6 fell a ways below the suitable customary of a free and stunning election, and can finest be described as an electoral fraud,” Mr Ugokwe , a passe member of the Home of Representatives, mentioned.
He, on the other hand, appealed to APC supporters in the issue to stay nonetheless and nonetheless.
Mr Ugokwe assured that the organisation would no longer relent in pursuing what he called “their stolen electoral mandate” via all on hand constitutional contrivance.
He additional acknowledged that the info on ground did not, whatsoever, relate the of the elections, as announced by INEC.
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