The Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP), in Edo State has accused a Nationwide Commissioner of the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC, Dr. Mustapha Leeky, of performing the script of a former Nationwide Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and the opposition celebration in Edo State.
The PDP mentioned there are plots to subvert the need of individuals of the State within the governorship election coming later within the month.
Spokesman of the PDP within the State, Chris Nehikhare, made the declare when he addressed journalists in Benin Metropolis, on Friday.
He mentioned that INEC Chairman was working hand in hand with Oshiomhole and the candidate of the APC, Ize-Iyamu, to disrupt the method for the engagement of the varied Advert-hoc employees for use by INEC within the election.
“The time-honoured custom which mandates that every one political events concerned within the electioneering course of submit names of individuals for use as Advert-hoc employees is being abused by Dr. Leeky and his collaborators within the APC,” he claimed.
“Dr. Leeky, it has been gathered, has skewed the method to make sure it favours one celebration, whereby the ultimate record launched for coaching of the adhoc employees has a ratio of 10:1, between the APC and all different events”, Nehikhare mentioned.
Amongst different claims, the celebration Chairman mentioned that the Polling Officers (PO), who’re presupposed to be serving Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members have been modified by the previous Governor and Ize-Iyamu.
He mentioned that as an alternative of NYSC members, they now have folks nominated by APC chieftains to fill these positions to actualize their plans to rig the election.