Thursday, 9 April 2015

How APC plans to rig Lagos gov, assembly polls, by PDP

Ruling party dismisses allegations
THE Jimi Agbaje Campaign Organisation has spoken of unearthing plans by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections in Lagos State. In a catalogue of electoral misdemeanours reportedly lined up to illicitly swing results in favour of APC, the Agbaje organisation cited bribing of security officers and electoral officials, cancellation of unduly voided votes, intimidation of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporters, hijacking of ballot boxes, stuffing of voting boxes, deprivation and delaying of electoral officers and materials to PDP strongholds, and importation of mercenary voters from neighbouring states.But in a swift reaction, the APC denied the allegations, describing them as immoral, unsubstantiated and illegal, and said they should be dismissed by the electorate. The alleged rigging plans were exposed in a statement by Felix Oboagwina, Director of Publicity of Jimi Agbaje, governorship candidate of the PDP in Lagos State. According to the group, the Lagos State government met workers on Tuesday, and warned that it had posted to the polling units, agents who would spy on and report civil servants who voted against the APC governorship candidate, Akinwunmi Ambode........Read more

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