INEC Taking Directives From Buhari, APC To Rig Election -PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party last Monday raised an alarm that the Independent National Electoral Commission has been taking directives from the Muhammadu Buhari Presidency and the All Progressives Congress on how to manipulate the electoral process at various levels.
He alleged that there are fresh plots allegedly by INEC to rig the 2019 general elections for President Buhari and APC.
Speaking during a media briefing in Abuja, the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan stated that INEC has collected a list of people that will serve as electoral officials, including ad-hoc staff and returning officers at the polling units, from APC state governors and candidates, across the federation, allegedly on the directives of the Buhari Presidency.
He said, “The PDP alerts Nigerians that INEC has been taking directives from the Buhari Presidency and the APC on how to manipulate our electoral process at various levels.
“To this end, INEC has collected a list of people that will serve as electoral officials, including ad-hoc staff and returning officers at the polling units, from APC state governors and candidates, across the federation, on the directives of the Buhari Presidency.
“The PDP is already privy to how the lists were populated with APC members and agents of the APC candidates, after clearance by the APC leaders in various states.”
 Ologbondiyan, who is also the Director, Media and Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Organization,  said the PDP vehemently rejected the alleged plot by the Buhari Presidency.
According to him, the plot is tailored to ensure institutional manipulation of the electoral process, including accreditation, voting and collation of results at the polling units, which is the base of the elections.