Thursday, March 7, 2019

APC Protests At INEC Office, Wants Election Postponed

Members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Enugu state, on Thursday, protested at the office of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, asking for postponement of the governorship and state Assembly elections scheduled.

In a protest at the INEC office in Enugu, Chairman of the party in the state, Dr Ben Nwoye accused the Resident commissioner, Dr Emeka Ononamadu of compromise prior to the election. Nwoye Speaking on behalf of his large followers at the INEC office accused the electoral commissioner of giving the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, officials unfettered access to the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, in Enugu, where the sensitive materials were allegedly distributed on Wednesday.

 Nwoye also alleged that the commission had indeed given the result sheets and other sensitive materials to the PDP stalwarts and demanded for postponement of the election to remedy the situation.


He also said that because of the earlier removal of the candidate of the party from INEC manifest, the party supports were dissuaded, but that now the mandate has been restored to Eze, the party needed extended time to re-prepare for the election.

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