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Election 2015: Oarhe raises alarm and warns INEC

29 December 2014, 20:04 Daramola Oluwatunba

Social Democratic Party candidate for 2015 national assembly election into House of Representatives, Owan federal constituency, Edo state, Oarhe Dickson has raised the alarm over alleged attempt to substitute his name and position vying for.

Oarhe protested such sinister moves by some politicians predominantly from Edo north senatorial district of the state who recently joined the S.D.P having lost out in party primaries of their erstwhile political party and now trying to hijack and have a total gripped of the party in the state.

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In a statement issued weekend in Sabogida-ora, headquarter of Owan west L.G.A, Director of campaigns/consultant on legal matters, Dickson Oarhe Campaign Network (DOCAN) Barr. David Maduku alerted the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to in anyway, whatever circumstances accepted any documents wherein the name of Oarhe Dickson is not presented as the candidate of S.D.P for House of Representatives, Owan federal constituency.

DOCAN insist that: "INEC being the electoral umpire should follow its rules and guidelines set for the 2015 general elections."

"That where it is on well documented records that Oarhe Dickson took part successfully at the S.D.P primary election at the state secretariat of S.D.P supervised by I.N.E.C officer from its headquarters Abuja and two others from it Edo state office conducted by the S.D.P state chairman, Prince Frank Ukonga, officials of the party in the presence of delegates and party supporters, it was announced and documented that Oarhe Dickson emerged candidate of S.D.P in the 2015 national assembly election for House of Representatives, Owan federal constituency, Edo state.

"We are using this to therefore inform INEC not to do the otherwise but to strictly review and preview which ever documents to be submitted to them from whichever authority as regards names of those S.D.P is presenting to INEC as their candidate in the 2015 national assembly election for House of Representatives, Owan federal constituency, Edo state in the interest of peace", Oarhe warned.

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