National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has presented statistical records, which places his party at a vantage position ahead of the rescheduled inconclusive elections.
Speaking at the party’s 85th Emergency National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja on Wednesday, Secondus Said except for Plateau state where the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Simon Lalung, is ahead of the candidate of the PDP, Jeremiah Usani; the PDP has maintained a clear lead in the remaining six states. Adding that the inconclusive elections have left the nations polity tense
The Independent National Electoral Commission had declared some governorship and state assembly elections inconclusive.
The affected states are Kano, Benue, Adamawa, Sokoto, Rivers, and Plateau.
Vice Presidential candidate of the party, Peter Obi, speaking during the meeting said the PDP and Nigerians have refused to be happy slaves. He said the choice of the party to challenge the outcome of the presidential elections must be supported by all and sundry.
Senate President, Bukola Saraki alleged that winners of the 2019 elections are ashamed of the process, adding that INEC must be ashamed of itself having supervised the conduct of an election with the highest number of inconclusive elections.
Also speaking at the event, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, accuses INEC of setting a dangerous political president. He said the commission failed to lead by example, citing African countries where elections were held with on case of inconclusive polls. He Said the PDP will win all the reschedule election by the grace of God.
The PDP lost the February 23, presidential elections to incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the APC. However, the Party has since filed petition praying the Presidential Election Tribunal to declare its candidate, Atiku Abubakar winner of the election or annul the election and call for a fresh election.
The APC has described the PDP prayers before the tribunal as “signs of depression.”
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