APC requires the wiping out of elections in Akwa IbomFebruary 25, 2019
APC requires the wiping out of elections in Akwa Ibom
APC requires the wiping out of elections…The All Progressives Congress (APC) has required the wiping out of the recently finished up general elections in Akwa Ibom State.
The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state has cleared the polls, from the outcomes declared so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The APC in Akwa Ibom said the elections did not meet the necessities of the Electoral Act 2010.
The following is a selection of a press explanation issued on Sunday by the APC executive in the state, Ini Okopido, and the secretary, Augustine Ekanem:
The Akwa Ibom State section of the All Progressives Congress (APC), having audited all the field reports from its unit operators who partook in the Presidential and National Assembly elections of 23 February 2019, thusly states as pursues:
1) That the elections indicated to have been held in the state on the previously mentioned date ought to be dropped through and through for the accompanying reasons:
a) Failure to, specifically, to convey election materials to assigned RACK Centers as declared by INEC to every single political party in an instructions by the Resident Electoral Commissioner a couple of days to the elections, in this way deceptive party individuals to hold up futile in those assigned focuses while the state REC in intrigue with his Electoral Officers and the PDP conveyed the said election materials wrongfully to the homes of PDP leaders for unlawful thumb printing of the ballots
b) Failure of INEC in Akwa Ibom State to consent to the necessities of the Electoral Act 2010 (as Amended) for the lead of elections which determines the utilization of the card peruser for the accreditation of voters, a prerequisite that was obtrusively ignored.
c) That in light of the abovementioned, we thusly express that the said elections were not directed by the law in the state.
2) That given the above grounds, the implied elections be dropped and another date set for crisp Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
Marked: APC State Chairman, Ini Okopido and APC State Secretary, Augustine Ekanem.