Delta LG polls: APC blasts PDP, DSIEC, orders elected councillors to reject swearing-in


The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State has again reiterated its rejection of the just-concluded local government elections.

Announcing the result in Asaba, Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC), Chairman, Mike Ogbodu said the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, cleared all chairmanship and 426 councillorship seats across the state.

But the APC, which won some councillorship seats, stated the results were fake, insisting that the election was not free and fair.

APC, in a statement at the weekend by its State Chairman, Jones Ode Erue, stated that “no valid elections took place in the 25 local government area of the State”.

“We reject any purported victories awarded to APC in three wards of Evwreni, Orogun and Abraka.

“We also reject a ward victory earlier announced for APC in Onicha-Ugbo.

“We renew our demand that the results should be cancelled and fresh elections that will be free, fair and credible be conducted.

“We hereby direct all affected Councilors not to present themselves for swearing-in, and where they have been sworn in, to immediately resign the positions.

“We will not be conned by DSIEC/PDP into validating the fake LGA elections by accepting its Greek gifts”.
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