The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare Saturday’s governorship election inconclusive.
Ogun PDP Secretary, Dr Sunday Solarin, reminded INEC in a letter, the level of thuggery, which he said was “planned and orchestrated by the All Progressive Congress.”
He said the thuggery was carried out to unleash mayhem in some polling units acros Ogun to destabilise innocent voters from freely exercising their voting rights.
Solarin said the party is aware that “the principle of margin of lead as established by the Commission in Section 24(3) is in effect, affected by the inability of the population greater than the reflected lead between the assumed winner of the election and the runner-up.”
He said, therefore, that a re-run is appropriate to address the said “injustice.”
“We, therefore, implore the Commission to evoke this principle and declare this election inconclusive,” he said in the letter addressed to the INEC headquarters.