PPA rejects Aguata National Assembly results says it’s image tarnishing

 Mr Godwin Ezeemo the  State Leader of Progressive People’s  Alliance (PPA)in Anambra  State has called for option A 4 in future elections in the country
He said the use of option A4 would check mate lots of electoral practices and make the true voice of the people heard .
Ezeemo said the party rejects the result as announced by Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) regarding Aguata Federal House of Representatives
He  disassociates itself with the election and  called for total cancellation of the election in the area or threatened to  challenge it in law court .
He expressed his displeasure while speaking with newsmen in his country home Umuchu in Aguata Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday.
 According to him, he described INEC upholding the result that was full of irregularity and contradictions as image battery and tarnishing of its self.
“ I must appreciate a  reasonable degree of improvement made by the commission in other aspects of the electoral process but condemn in strong terms the announcement of Aguata result by INEC in just concluded elections.
“ INEC cannot be speaking from two sides of its mouth, they want to give a resounding and transparent electioneering process to the country and still display show of shame.
“INEC should stand by it words of operating best practice and proving to  the world that we have best brains to handle of our affairs “ he said ..
 Ezeemo said that in spite of delay in assumption of duty by the ad hoc workers that the card reader was not functioning well and the workers refused to switch over to manual accreditation immediately yet the stop accreditation without attending to all  voters saying that  time is against them.
‘ The presiding officer refused to give extra time nor use accredit and vote since the commenced about 1pm so with that  action lots of voters was shot out of voting it was painful’ he said
He said that the result was doctored as the result released in most polling units in Amsie, Uga, Ekwuluobia,Achala among others  did not tally with electoral  records of the area.  
Ezeemo said that INEC was yet to curb money sharing in polling units on election day as that was the trade and stock of some political party on March 28 election.
He said that stiffer penalty should be applied to political party sharing money to voters on election day as such would check mate the practices.
Also Mrs Angela Okoye PPA candidate for Aguata Federal  Constituency said that the actions of the INEC workers indicates that the commission was favoring a particular party.
Okoye said that voters in her strong holds was not accredited as the claim that time was against while accreditation started by 2pm and voting ended about 6pm 
She said that INEC should correct its short falls and give credible elections on April 11.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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