Ekiti Update: Fayose, Police In War Of Words

Ekiti Update: Fayose, Police In War Of Words

Gov. Ayo Fayose of  Ekiti  has alleged that Saturday’s  gubernatorial election has been largely compromised by personnel  of the Nigerian police.

The News Agency if Nigeria  (NAN) reviews that the governor,  who addressed newsmen shortly after casting his vote at about  1:20 pm  at his Polling Unit 001 in Afao-Ekiti,   alleged  that policemen aided and abetted the  distribution of cash to induce voters.

He, nevertheless, admitted  that voters turned out massively and performed themselves in a peaceable method.

The governor  accused  policemen of  supervising poll snatching  in addition to offering  cowl for these reported to be engaged in unlawful sharing  of cash on  election day.

According to him, all makes an attempt to personally report the alleged circumstances  to the police  authorities had been rebuffed.

“I wish to state expressly that the police have hijacked the entire course of;  INEC would possibly imply properly however the course of was tampered  with by the police

” As I  communicate, thugs are having a area day snatching poll packing containers below police watch;  it is a nationwide shame

” There had been circumstances of not solely  poll snatching, however poll cleaning and clearing, even  because the police and different officers cooperated by trying the opposite manner,’’ he stated.

But  one of many three Police  Commissioners deployed within the space to watch  the gubernatorial ballot, Mr Ali Janga, dismissed the allegations.

He counseled  the Independent National Electoral Commission  and the voters for the peaceable conduct of the train.

Janga stated a lot of the allegations  raised by politicians had been promptly investigated and  had been discovered to be unfaithful.

“I’ve visited a number of the  native governments and there was  no electoral manipulation wherever as being claimed

” People simply increase  false alarm by sending misery calls to us, however a lot of them had been discovered to be false once we obtained there.

“Election supplies had been distributed as early as doable and they had been guarded by safety males and  the turnout was very spectacular,’’ he stated.


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