PDP wants INEC to declare Ikpazu gov.-elect of Abia




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ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has called on the National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare its candidate, Victor Ikpazu, as winner of the April 11 Governorship election in Abia.

Mr Olisa Metuh, PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, made the call at a news conference in Abuja on .

The spokesman alleged the military was conniving INEC officials to deny PDP its deserved victory in Abia, Imo and Taraba States where elections had been declared inconclusive.

Also speaking, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe said there was need for INEC to declare Ikpeazu as governor-elect.

He said PDP in Abia had petitioned the INEC , Prof. Attahiru Jega.

Senator-elect, Mao Ohuabunwa, also said: “We have looked at INEC`s paper and copies of the results they brought and our stance is that INEC does not have any reason to declare the election inconclusive.’’

INEC has rescheduled the Abia governorship supplementary election between PDP and the All Progressives Grand Alliance governorship candidate,   Otti, to hold on April 25. (NAN)
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