Senator Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu has condemned in strong terms the abduction of the Adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the ongoing Ngor Okpala State Constituency bye election.
Anyanwu, the National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) further described as despicable and fraudulent the hijacking of INEC sensitive materials by political thugs suspected to be loyal to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
According to him, “the stealing of the INEC materials came after the news had gone to the public that the PDP candidate was leading in virtually all the polling booths and electoral wards in Ngor Okpala LGA”.
He maintains that for the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Blyden Amajirionwu to be defeated in his own polling booth is a confirmation that the PDP candidate, Hon. Jeff Nwachukwu was truly ahead of his closest challenger.
Anyanwu therefore calls on the security agencies in the state to immediately apprehend those behind the stealing and hijack of the election materials, while appealing to PDP supporters to remain calm.
The PDP National Scribe added that his party will never accept anything less than free, fair and credible election, while commending party faithful for resisting all intimidations by APC to rig the poll.