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PDP accuses DSS of influencing Election Tribunals

16 July 2015, 13:14

Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Presidency of using the Department of State Services (DSS) to sway the ongoing electoral tribunal matters to favour the All Progressives Congress (APC)., reports Thisday.

National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Olisa Metuh declared that the Director-General of DSS, Lawan Daura, has invited some people in Rivers State and other places to discuss matters before the election tribunals across the country.

Also read: PDP asks lawmakers to prepare for opposition role

Metuh who spoke on Wednesday in Abuja at the end of the weekly National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, said such move is gross interference in democratic affairs, which can lead to draconian regime in the country.

The party also expressed concern over what it considered as illegal dissolution of validly elected local government councils in the APC-controlled states of Plateau and Katsina.

Read more at Thisday.

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