Edo People Deserve Free, Fair And Credible Election – PDP

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Dr. Tony Aziegbemi, Chairman, PDP, Edo State

 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has once again emphasized that the electorate in the state deserve free, fair, credible and peaceful election, stressing that nobody, either security agencies or INEC should subvert the will of the people.

The party added that, to achieve this, it will follow the September 19 governorship election up from multiple angles, and make sure that people freely express their choices without fear of intimidation.

The party chairman in the state, Dr. Tony Aziegbemi, disclosed this in Benin on Sunday while updating newsmen on the party’s campaigns so far, and their preparation for the governship election.

Aziegbemi noted that anyone who deprives any human being from constituting their fundamental human rights is just as bad as enslaving or killing.

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” Anyone who deprives any human being from constituting their fundamental human rights is just as bad as enslaving or killing them and as such do not deserve anything less from the law,” he said.

The Chairman who disclosed that Edo people have shown their preference for the PDP and its candidate for the governorship election, arising from multiple opinion polls conducted by independent bodies and organizations, called on INEC and security agencies to be neutral in line with their oath of office.

He added that anyone who deviate from such oath and do otherwise should face the wrath of the law.

“Edo people have clearly shown their preference for the PDP and its candidate for the forthcoming September 19th 2020 election.

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“From multiple opinion polls conducted by independent bodies and organizations, the PDP has the support of 80% of the electorate while all other parties have 20%.

“Flowing from the above, we hereby demand, in the strongest terms possible, that INEC and the security agencies carry out their statutory responsibilities based on the oath of office they swore to, which is to be NEUTRAL.

“However, anyone who deviates from this sacred oath which he or she willingly swore to, knows that we will ensure that the most extreme hand of the is meted out to them,” Aziegbemi noted.

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While lamenting that with the numerous attacks on his members by the opposition but no arrest has been made, the PDP Chairman called on the Commissioner of Police and other security agencies to step up their efforts before the elections, especially on the day of the election.

He further called on the parents of all the ad-hoc staff that will be engaged in the election, to call their wards to order.

He said, ” I call on all the other security agencies to step up their efforts before the elections, especially on the day of the election, 19th of September 2020. They should justify the salaries they earn from taxpayers’ money (SIC).

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“We call on the parents of all the ad-hoc staff that will be engaged in this election, to call their wards to order. Edo people deserve a free, fair, credible, and peaceful election, and nobody, whether in the security agencies or in INEC will be allowed to subvert the will of the people”.

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