Ekiti PDP assembly candidate withdraws, cites loss of confidence in process, just Nine days to the governorship and House of Assembly elections,
Information reaching #megafetch news, gathered that he is one of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] candidates in Ekiti State, Hon Sunday Omosilade, on Friday withdrew his candidacy.
Omosilade alleged that neutrality and independence of the Independent National Electoral Commissionhad been called to question with the conduct of previous elections,
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especially the last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections.
The PDP candidate, in a letter dated March 1, 2019 and addressed to PDP state chapter and copied to INEC stated:
“Please, be informed of my withdrawal from the Ekiti State House of Assembly Irepodun/Ifelodun Constituency ll coming up on the 9th of March, 2019.
“I have personally lost confidence in the electoral process,
most especially with the last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections that were brazenly manipulated in favour of the APC;
coupled with the unchecked harassment/intimidation by security agencies before, during and after the elections.
“The neutrality/independence of INEC has been called to question in previous and the just concluded elections in Nigeria,
hence my lack of confidence in the process.
“While thanking the party and its members for the opportunity given me to represent them,
I feel I can’t operate under an already determined end of a process,” Omosilade stated.
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