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PPA rejects Abia North senatorial election result

07 March 2016, 18:52

Umuahia - The leadership of the Progressives Peoples Alliance (PPA) in Abia State has rejected in total terms the result of Saturday’s rerun electionl in Abia North Senatorial District.

The party has therefore called for the cancellation of the result.

Mao Ohuabunwa of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was declared winner of the election.

Also read: PDP wins Abia North senatorial rerun election

Addressing a press conference in Umuahia on Monday, PPA Zonal Chairman in Abia North, Rapheal Ukoro, said the returning officer for the election and other Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials were compromised by the PDP agents with the support of the Governor of the state, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, 

Ukoro stated that the governor doled out handsome cash gifts to the INEC officials to manipulate the election in favour of the PDP candidate.

He vowed that his party will reclaim the stolen mandate by the PDP and its agents.

- News 24


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