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APC doubts INEC's ability to coduct Anambra Governorship poll

07 November 2013, 15:29

Abuja - Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Anambra state, the All Progressives Congress (APC ) on Thursday expressed doubt  over the ability of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct  a credible election.

In a press statement issued in Abuja by its Interim National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the top officials whom INEC plans to send to oversee the election are card-carrying members of the PDP.

This according to the party has compromised their role as unbiased umpires.

The party said Lawrence Nwuruku, the National Commissioner of INEC in charge of the South-East, was a former Chairman of the PDP in Ebonyi State.

It also said Gladys Nwafor, the second INEC Commissioner from the South-East, had worked closely with First Lady Patience Jonathan as a grassroots mobilizer.

”We are therefore left with no choice than to call on the National Assembly to seek explanations from INEC on the hanky- panky," the statement added.


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