By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
Even though elections are over, some aggrieved All Progressives Congress ( APC), members in Kachia local government area of Southern part of Kaduna State on Monday charged Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) to declare Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the Saturday 4th September 2021 election.
The group under the auspices of “Kachia Concern APC members, while fielding questions from Journalists in Kaduna” advised KADSIECOM to announce the Kachia Saturday results in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party to avoid crises In the area.
” For justice and fairness to thrive in our democracy under the leadership of Governor Nasir el-Rufai who conducted one of the transparent election in the country, it would be for the interest of the masses for PDP to be declared.
It would be recalled that the Commission had declared the election inconclusive because PDP scored 24,482, APC Scored 23,270 and elections could not hold on some polling unit due to malfunctioning of the Electronic Voting Machines, adding and the Units cancelled have a total of 25,618 voters which is not only higher than the margin of win but also higher than the votes scored by each of the political parties.
The aggrieved party members said it would be for the interest of Kachia for the Commission to declare the PDP winner without necessarily going for the re-run election.
According to them the party was divided into different camps by desperate power mongers for their selfish interest which is tearing the party members apart, hence their was need to declare the opposition winner of the council election for the Party stakeholders to learn their lessons.
” We believed that this move will make the APC in Kachia to fixed their grievances to ensure that the party won all the 2023 General elections in the area.
Our Correspondent reports that the Commission has fixed Saturday 26th September, 2021 for Re-run in the Local Government.