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#RiversRerun: PDP rejects disqualification of its candidate

31 March 2016, 16:33

Port Harcourt -  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State has rejected the disqualification of its candidate for Akuku-Toru state Constituency 2, Tonye Awari Alalibo.

The party described the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to disqualify Alalibo as not only illegal and mischievous but also highly vexatious.

Also read: Amaechi, Wike fight dirty over Rivers rerun elections

The party’s state Chairman, Felix Obuah, said the party would not accept the disqualification.

He said the commission lacks the power to take such decision.

He accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of being responsible for the disqualification, adding that the APC was doing everything possible to grab power. 

- News 24


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