Lokoja - Supporters of James Faleke, deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the Kogi election have threatened to drag the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to court for declaring last Saturday’s election inconclusive, reports The Nation.
Falake’s supporters accused INEC of ambushing the people’s will by declaring inconclusive an election that had produced a clear winner.
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The supporters, who met in Lokoja on Wednesday, noted that last Saturday’s election was conclusive and won by the late Abubakar Audu/Faleke ticket.
According to them, only 32 785 of the 49 953 registered voters in the area where INEC scheduled to hold the December 5 supplementary election had the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).
The supporters also said the fresh primaries being proposed by the APC to replace late Audu, was unnecessary.
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