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PDP accused INEC of conspiracy at election tribunal


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been assumed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of engaging in conspiracy against it at the election tribunal. Candidate of The African Action Congress (AAC) is stimulating the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike at the polls.

The Commission was yet to assign the defence of Rivers State governorship election to any of its counsel, According to the PDP. Chairman, Rivers PDP, Elder Felix Obua, said INEC purposely refused to assign the case to any lawyer, knowing that entering of defence was time barred.

Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner of Information, reacted and said the commission would this week announce whether the body had been officially served, as well as give update on external or internal solicitors to represent it at the tribunal.


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