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Faleke raises alarm over PDP’s plot to tamper with Kogi election materials

05 January 2016, 14:05

Lokoja - The deputy governor-elect of Kogi State, James Faleke has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of trying to tamper with some of the election materials used in the November 21 gubernatorial election in the state, reports Thisday.

Faleke alleged that the PDP in connivance with some unscrupulous officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are trying double print some ballot papers used during election so as to plead for cancellation of such during tribunal proceedings in order to give PDP undue advantage.

Also read: Faleke replies PDP

Faleke in a statement through the Audu/Faleke Campaign Organisation, said the plot is to tamper with the ballot papers used in the election by double printing on the APC logo in order to void a chunk of the votes of the All Progressives Congress (APC0.

The statement, which was signed by the campaign’s Director, Media and Publicity, Duro Meseko, said the plot is being carried out within the precincts of Government House, Lokoja by some five unnamed very desperate commissioners in the state.

He noted that over 56 000 ballot papers used in the election had already been tampered with.

Read more at Thisday.

- News 24


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