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PDP, APGA bicker over burnt INEC office

03 August 2015, 14:05

Umuahia - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia State engaged each other in a war of words over a fire that razed the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Obingwa Local Government Area of the state, reports Punch.

The PDP accused APGA of being responsible for the fire.

Also read: APGA accuses Abia PDP of moves to influence tribunal’s verdict

The PDP noted that the arsonists after setting the INEC offce on fire were chanting APGA victory songs and brandishing APGA emblems

But in a swift reaction, APGA denied the allegation, saying it was an attempt by the PDP-led administration to cover its  fraud at the polls.

APGA chairman in the state, Augustine Ehiemere stated that  it was surprising that people could accuse the APGA for the dastardly act when the party needed the electoral materials in the burnt INEC office to support its petition at the tribunal.

Read more at Punch.

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