Tuesday, June 21, 2022
The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdulahi Adamu, says the ruling birthday celebration does no longer rob votes, accusing the Nigerian media of compromising the country’s democratic path of by publishing vote-purchasing tales.
“As a patriotic Nigerian that is privileged to manual the ruling birthday celebration in this country this present day, I must supreme attract the media. Please, don’t partake in portraying negative attitudes in our processes,” talked about the APC chair. “Must you carry out so, you are compromising. I’m sorry to reveal so. You’re compromising the integrity of our path of as a rustic.”
In accordance to him, the media has been hammering on vote-purchasing in unusual elections, including the Ekiti governorship ballot.
“I even have seen that over the closing maybe four or five unusual elections in this country, this shriek of vote-purchasing has taken a centre stage. I’m sure his Excellency, the governor-elect, spoke back in very correct faith,” Mr Abdullahi claimed.
He added, “Somebody who is losing the election flew a kite. ‘Oh no, they are purchasing votes and all of the form of cash they have we don’t have, that’s why I’m losing,’ and also you are serving to to market that scheme.”
APC’s Biodun Oyebanji polled 187,057 votes to build up the governorship election in Ekiti.
Mr Abdullahi, who addressed Say House correspondents after he formally presented the governor-elect (Mr Oyebanji) to President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja, talked about the allegation of vote-purchasing used to be raised by parts who misplaced the election.
He added, “I could maybe have most neatly-appreciated if the actual person that asked that ask of claiming, ‘Gape, in America, this is what they create out in a democracy in admire to the topic fabric. Within the UK or France this is what they create out. Here’s what you are doing differently’. And please let us no longer be too noteworthy in the residence of speculation.”
Mr Abdullahi also spoke referring to the running mate to APC presidential candidate Bola Tinubu. In accordance to him, the ruling birthday celebration has no longer taken any unconstitutional inch.
“We are no longer in the speculative world. We are dominated by the authorized suggestions of the land. There’s nothing our presidential candidate has completed in terms of returning his forms that is just not any longer all the design by the confines of the law of the land,” he explained.
He suggested the journalists that there could well be no case of the placeholder for Mr Tinubu’s running mate going rogue.
“Every thing we’ve completed thus some distance we have completed very in moderation with correct consultation and we’re cocksure, we’re no longer going to have the form of speculation that you are professing as we disclose restrict,” added the APC chairman. “We’re very blissful with what we have completed.”
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