From Gbade Ogunwale, Abuja
The Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of sponsoring false stories on some on-line platforms purporting that the PDP was looking for to rig the September 19 election.
The web report had alleged that former Senate President Bukola Saraki was mounting strain on the chairman of the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) to assist the PDP rig the ballot.
However in a response on Thursday, the PDP accused the management of the APC of plotting to make use of fabrications in a piece of the media to arm-twist the INEC to govern the Edo election for the APC candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
In a press release by the spokesman for the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, the celebration accused the APC of makes an attempt to make use of the false stories to blackmail INEC into rigging the election for the APC.
The assertion mentioned the false report has additional uncovered the hopelessness of the APC and its candidate over their rejection by the Edo individuals and now search to blackmail the INEC.
The assertion mentioned: “Whereas we perceive APC’s despondency over the hovering reputation of our celebration and candidate, Governor Godwin Obaseki, the APC is worsening its woes by sponsoring fabrications towards the expressed will of the individuals of Edo State to re-elect Governor Obaseki within the September election.
“The APC, by now, ought to know that trying to rig, by any manner in any respect, will certainly be met with stiff resistance and dire penalties from the individuals.
“Our celebration counsels the APC guilty no person however themselves for having a discredited nomination course of and being caught with a blighted candidate, who has turn out to be a logo of a direct affront by corrupt political godfathers and cabal to the need, means and liberty of the individuals of Edo State to decide on their very own chief.”