Edo APC accuses PDP of recruiting fake INEC staff

By Osagie Otabor on April, 9 2015

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The All Progressive Congress in Edo State has raised an alarm over recruitment of students by the Peoples Democratic Party with a view to sabotaging Saturday’s House of Assembly elections.

It said the PDP hoped to bribe some officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to adopt the students as adhoc staff for the election.

State Publicity Secretary of APC, Comrade Godwin Erhahon, in a press statement said thugs have been recruited by the PDP to unleash mayhem in areas where the PDP could not rig elections.

Erhahon warned the students’ mercenaries to steer clear of polling units and collation centres especially in Orhionmwon or they would be dealt with in a lawful manner that would jeopardize the student’s future.

He urged parents not to allow their children to be used to sabotage the election by politicians whose children are schooling abroad.

Erhahon advised INEC not to allow its ranks to be infiltrated as it did in the March 28 general elections.

Responding, a chieftain of the PDP, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, denied the APC allegation and said it amount to insanity.

Source: The Nation

 


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