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A’Ibom YPP urges Independent Electoral Commission to replace image with March 11 polls

Ahead of the March 11 elections for governor and House of Representatives, the Young Progressive Party, YPP, Akwa Ibom State chapter, urged the state’s resident electoral commissioner, Cyril Omoregbe, to restore public confidence after the February experience. 25 presidential elections.

In a press conference held in Oyo on Tuesday, YPP State Chief Rasool Ninem Andy noted that the presidential elections were marred by a lot of irregularities, bullying, operational failures and election law violations and urged the Provincial Electoral Board to ensure that the elections are still being held. The issues will not be repeated in gubernatorial elections where the public loses confidence in the Independent National Electoral Commission.

According to him: “To say the least, the recent presidential and National Assembly elections have been tainted by practical failures. For example, the Bi-Mode Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) as repeatedly heralded by the Commission as a novelty, had many setbacks, and thus It was not used to its full extent.In the overview, there were cases of lack of transparency, poor electoral practices, and adherence to the provisions of the electoral law.

“The state’s residential election commissioner must use his position to restore public and political party confidence in the upcoming elections.”

Andy, who also revealed an alleged plan by the state government to push for access to the original result sheets of all units, wards and LGAs before election day, urged the PEC not to give in as YPP would resist such an attempt.

The YPP chairperson demanded from INEC the early delivery of the original results sheets and all related materials to units, wards and LGAs across the state, warning that many agents would be on the ground to fend off any foul play and also report it to the appropriate authorities.

Therefore, he called on the Police, Department of State Services (DSS), Directorate of Defense Intelligence (DMI), international observers and embassies in Nigeria to closely monitor Akwa Ibom State to verify the alleged alliance between INEC and PDP. State government led.

A’Ibom YPP urges Independent Electoral Commission to replace image with March 11 polls

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