Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic celebration (PDP) Governors forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose has warned that any try to rig the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti could be resisted through the folks of the state.
He stated, “here in Ekiti, we’re waiting for them. If INEC and its ally, APC like, they may be able to print as many form EC8A as it will probably, they are going to fail.”
The governor also slammed the impartial nationwide Electoral fee (INEC), security businesses, especially the police accusing them of collaborating with the ruling APC to subvert the rights of Nigerians to decide on their leaders in free, truthful and credible elections.
Fayose’s different Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, quoted the governor as saying this in a observation in Ado Ekiti on Thursday that it was worrisome that INEC and the Police are now not hiding their alliance with the APC in opposition to Nigerians.
He stated; “whereas we proceed to look at with keen hobby revelations coming from the Edo State Governorship Election Tribunal, the open show of partisanship within the Rivers State rerun elections has made it so glaring that INEC and police have grow to be so shameless of their open display of fortify for the All Progressives Congress (APC).”
He stated; “we have now seen the police and INEC going back and forth on Rivers State rerun elections and i are looking to ask the police; what happened to that suspect, Christian Chukwuemela Ekikeme, who reportedly confessed to the complicity of some APC top-photographs within the homicide of DSP Mohammed Alkali?
“Shouldn’t the police be extra involved in bringing people who allegedly killed its officers to justice?
“also, what has came about to that Yobe State INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) that the commercial and monetary Crimes fee (EFCC) dependent to have acquired N15 million bribe to rig the Yobe State election?”
He mentioned; “it’s unhappy that snatching of ballot packing containers, hijacking of balloting materials, electoral violence and most significantly, falsification of election results, which had change into a thing of the prior have again to our electoral course of. INEC and security agencies, especially the police have merged with the APC and the best way they’re going, results of elections will one day be introduced in Abuja in favour of APC without casting a single ballot.”
The governor, who referred to as on the world community, especially election observers to pay extra attention to the conduct of elections in Nigeria beneath the APC govt.