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PDP rubbishes Otti’s claim on withdrawal of petition

16 July 2015, 14:26

Umuahia - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed claims by the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Alex Otti that he has been receiving pressure from members of the PDP to withdraw his petition at the election tribunal sitting in Umuahia, reports Daily Independent.

The Chairman of the Abia State chapter of the party, Senator Emma Nwaka, said the PDP has no reason to sponsor such entreaty when there is nothing at stake.

Also read:Abia PDP chieftain rallies votes for Otti

He sated that Otti’s claim that he is being persuaded to withdraw his case is obviously a disguised tactics to invite the PDP to negotiate with him as a face saving device.

He noted the party will not accord Otti any such soft landing, adding that the party is determined to pursue the electoral case to its final conclusion.

Read more at Daily Independent.

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