Benin City - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has accused Governor Adams Oshiomhole of allegedly using his Kaduna State counterpart, Nasir el-Rufai, to influence the postponement of the governorship election in order to buy time to rig the poll, reports Punch.
The PDP claimed that the party received information from the Government House that the Kaduna State governor allegedly influenced a national commissioner of the INEC to postpone the election.
El-Rufai is the Deputy Chairman of the National Campaign Council of the APC for the Edo State governorship election.
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The Edo State Government has , however, denied the allegations, adding that the PDP is jittery over the election.
The election according to News 24 was postponed by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from September 10 to September 28,
The commission citied security reports received by the Nigeria Police Force and the Department of State Security over threats by insurgents to cause violence during the exercise.
- News 24