By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) kaduna state has raised alarm over alleged falsification of the Saturday local government council elections results by the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state, ahead of voting.
The party has already rejected the entire elections results before the conclusion of voting, adding that the electronic voting machines (EVM) used were preprogrammed to predetermined the election results in favour I’d APC.
The people’s democratic party made the accusations in a press conference held on Saturday long before the end of the conduct of the elections.
The spokesman of State PDP, Mr. Abraham Kato who briefed the press said APC have already allocated votes to themselves and printed the results even before the commencement of votes.
He mention some Local Government Areas where APC rigged the elections, including Barnaawa, kaduna north local government. According to PDP, the ruling party allocated 102 for itself and 18 for PDP in the place.
In the result sheet obtained from the PDP spokesman, on LG Chairman and councilor elections, all other parties scored zeros while APC has 182 while PDP has 18 vote respectively.
Our reporter who monitor the elections, reported that there was high voter apathy, as the exercise was generally marred by low turn out of voters in most Local Government areas in the state.
It was also gathered that 7 persons suspected to APC thugs were shots while sharing same lagase at kaduna trade fair complex Friday midnight.
PDP stakeholders Dr Abdulrahman Usman in company of the spokesman said the entire elections was fraudulently rigged with the preprogrammed EVM by Governor Nasir El-Rufai in convection with the state independence electoral commission officials.