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Delta: We Won’t Participate In LG Rerun Elections – APC




The Delta State chapter  of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said it would not take part in Tuesday’ s Local Government election rerun in Ughelli North and Ethiope East Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.

The state APC chairman, Prophet Jones Erue made the announcement on Monday, while briefing newsmen in Ughelli.

Naija News recalls that elections in Ughelli North and Ethiope East LGAs were cancelled, after a violent protest.

The state party chairman demanded the outright cancellation of the results of the Jan. 6, LG poll, claiming that there were several irregularities.

He nooted that the Delta State chapter of the APC would ever ready to participate in an election that is free, fair and credible.

The chairman said: “We demanded and still demanding for total cancellation of the sham elections in all the 25 LGAs in the state.

” To purportedly direct for a re-run in only two LGAs- Ughelli North and Ethiope East, is a subterfuge for the validation and authentication of the sham elections in the other 23 LGAs.

“We condemn the grotesque and brazen sabotage of the will of the people of Delta in the so-called election that was organised on Jan. 6, 2018 in Delta.

“We will, therefore, not participate in the elections in the two LGAs billed for Tuesday.

“For the avoidance of doubt, we are prepared, willing, and ready to participate in any free and fair election in all the 25 LGAs,” he said.

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