Ibrahim Ajia Rejects Asa/Ilorin-West Polls Results, Insists It Was Marred With Irregularities
The Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate for Asa/Ilorin-west Federal Constituency, Alhaji Ibrahim Ajia has outrightly rejected the outcome of the votes as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) noting that, the election was marred with irregularities.
He has also decided to contest the election outcome in the court of competent jurisdictions, in order not to subvert the wishes of the people.
In a statement issued on Monday, signed by the Director of Communications of Ajia Campaign Organisation (ACO), Malam Abdulrahman Aliagan and made available to THECONSCIENCEng.
According to the statement, “The House of Representatives candidate of PDP for Asa/Ilorin-west federal constituency, Alhaji Ibrahim Mohammed Ajia want to make it categorically clear that the outcomes of election as declared by INEC was marred with irregularities, it fails the principles of free, fair and credible elections as stipulated by the Electoral Acts.
The campaign organisation further stated that, “Our popular candidate, is a victim of widespread electoral fraud and manipulation by INEC in connections with the Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq administration in the state.
“The elections were characterized by widespread irregularities, intimidation and voter suppression in order to clear the path for the inglorious ‘victory’ of APC in the polls.
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“It was crystal clear that the game plan was to overturn the popular wishes of the people of Asa/Ilorin-west federal constituency, whose candidate has come out to challenge the maladministration going on in the state.
“While we thank and appreciate the support of our teaming supporters, we equally appeal to them to remain peaceful and calm, as we will not relent in pursuing our stolen electoral mandate to the limit of the law through all the constitutional means, ” it concluded.