Buhari’s Refusal To Sign Electoral Bill, Crime To Democracy, Nigerians – Orbih

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Edo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Osi Orbih, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the Electoral Bill as amended and passed by the National Assembly as a crime against Nigerians and democracy.

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Chief Orbih, however, called on the President to retrace his steps by assenting to the bill as sent to him by the National Assembly in the interest of the survival of democracy.
He also called on the National Assembly to immediately begin the progress of vetoing the bill since Mr President has refused to assent to the bill.

Orbih made the call on Wednesday at Fugar in Etsako Central local government and Okpella in Etsako East both of Edo State in continuation of the party’s campaign rally in Edo North Senatorial District.
He said, “I want to use this opportunity to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Electoral Act as presented to him by the National Assembly.

“Mr. President, your refusal to assent to the bill is a crime against Nigerians and democracy and i, therefore, called on the National Assembly to override the presidential decision and vetoes it.

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“Whether President Buhari assented to the bill or not, Nigerians have already decided to vote him and APC out of government by February next year ”

The Edo state PDP chairman also told the people to see the Atiku Abubakar/Peter Obi ticket as a rescue team sent by God to deliver Nigerians from the present mysteries the All Progressive Congress APC Government has plugged the Nation, adding that their vote for Atiku would be needed to accomplish the mission.
Meanwhile, the PDP senatorial candidate for Edo North, Alhaji Abubakar Momoh has accused Vice – President Yemi Osibanjo of engaging in vote buying.

Momoh, who spoke at the rally said, ” Vice – President Yemi Osibanjo is busy moving around the country giving out N10,000 trader money to market women in order to buy their votes.

“The Federal government should spend such money to rehabilitate the Ajaokuta Steel Company to create jobs for millions of unemployed graduates roaming the Streets of Nigeria”