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Ekiti Polls: If You Rig, Get Prepared To Be Roasted – Tinubu

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bola-TinubuFormer Lagos State Governor and one of the national leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said the Peoples Democratic Party can only win the Ekiti governorship election by rigging.

Tinubu stressed that the PDP knows it could only win the state by manipulating the election because the party had not presented an alternative manifesto to challenge the ruling APC government in the state.

The APC chieftain made this known at a fund raising dinner hosted by “Friends of JKF”, a statement said on Sunday.

According to Tinubu, “Those in Abuja have sent their agents down again for a repeat performance. They are not ashamed. Defend your votes, it is your right. No matter how much they complain, you will not see them do the campaign because they want to alter the Mathematics.

“If they cannot do subtraction and addition successfully during the governors’ forum, they will not be able to do it during this election. I say it again, if you want to arrest me, come on, arrest me. If you rig this election, we’ll roast you”.

While describing the APC gubernatorial candidate as a dependable candidate, the ex-governor said Gov. Fayemi would deliver the dividends of democracy to the people.

Also speaking at the fund raiser, Fayemi and his Osun State counterpart, Rauf Aregbesola, urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to revisit its decision not to use Voter Card Reader machines in the forthcoming Ekiti and Osun states guber polls.

Fayemi, while supporting the use of VCR machine in Ekiti and Osun elections slated for June 21 and August 9, respectively, reiterated the commitment of Ekiti people to ensure that their votes count and were counted and announced in Ekiti State and not elsewhere.

He added that the electoral umpire would not only be encouraged but also be pressured to use the VCR machine to state its commitment to free, fair and credible polls in the two states.

The APC candidate, who noted that the seven years of PDP rule in the state was full of criminality and brigandage, stated that the collapse of podium used by the PDP candidate, Mr. Ayo Fayose, at Ifaki-Ekiti during a campaign rally, was an act of God revealing the true colours of the enemies of the people.

In his remarks, Aregbesola alleged that the PDP was already collecting the voter identification numbers on voter cards with the aim of cloning the original cards, adding that the only way the cloned cards could be detected as fake was through the use of electronic voting system.

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Injustice Made Me To Dump PDP For APC – Senator Abbo

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Injustice Made Me To Dump PDP For APC – Senator Abbo

Elisha Abbo

Senator Elisha Abbo has stated that injustice in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made him leave the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

He stated this on Thursday shortly after he was presented with the party flag by the Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja.

Senator Aboo said he has found justice, development, and purposeful leadership in the ruling party.

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“In the first place, the reason, why everybody should join politics, is to serve the people. The essence of government is to shield the poor masses and ensure justice,” he said.

“My main mission of joining the APC is because I have seen justice, I have seen development and I have seen the desire for the leadership at the highest peak to sacrifice their personal comfort just to make the poor people feel good. So I am in the APC to deliver, I am into the APC to help the people.”

The lawmaker promised to work to make sure the APC takes back Adamawa State from the PDP in 2023.

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NDDC Is A Cash Cow For Politicians – Nyesom Wike

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NDDC Is A Cash Cow For Politicians - Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has expressed that he has never seen a more corrupt institution than the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

He made this remark while speaking as a guest on Channels TV Sunrise Daily on Thursday morning.

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Governor Wike went on to describe the Commission as a cash cow for politicians, stating that this has been the practice for a very long time.

The Governor also stated during the interview that South-South Governors have challenged NDDC against carrying out projects without consulting the state government.

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BREAKING: Senator Abbo Dumps PDP; Joins APC

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BREAKING: Senator Abbo Dumps PDP; Joins APC

Elisha Abbo

Senator Elisha Abbo has defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party.

Senator Abbo, who represents Adamawa North in the Nigerian Senate announced his defection from the PDP to the APC in a letter addressed to the Senate.

Senator Ahmad Lawan, the President of the Nigerian Senate, read the letter during Wednesday’s plenary session.

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In his letter, Senator Abbo explained that his decision to defect to the APC is because of the mismanagement of the PDP in Adamawa state by Governor Umaru Fintiri.

Senator Abbo who is a first-term lawmaker was elected in 2019 to the Senate on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Meanwhile, the name Senator Elisha Abbo became popular amongst Nigerians last year after he made headlines for slapping an attendant in a sex toy shop for ‘disrespecting’ him.

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