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Fayose denies appointing PDP members into SIEC

07 October 2015, 14:10

Ado Ekiti - Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has denied the allegation by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that he appointed card-carrying members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) into the State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) , reports NewsDay.

The governor described the allegation as false and unfounded, insisting that SIEC members are non-partisan and credible individuals whose integrity cannot be questioned by anybody.

Also read: APC sues Fayose over SIEC composition

The governor, who spoke through the state’s Commissioner for Local Government, Community Development and Chieftaincy Affairs, Kolapo Kolade, said the electoral body as presently constituted, is an impartial and unbiased umpire to conduct a credible council poll on December 19.

The APC had dragged the governor and members of the SIEC to the court, over alleged composition of the commission by PDP card carrying members.

Read more at NewsDay.

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