Biokpomabo Awara who is the governorship candidate of the AAC has informed the INEC to announce and declare him winner of the governorship election conductor last saturday in river state.
Biokpomabo, accuse the State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Obo Effanga, for been incompetence.
The AAC candidate said that, based on the figures given to him by his party agents from seven local government areas of the state, he was ahead of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Nyesom Wike.
“The results already declared at the aforesaid local government collation centres should be accepted.
“INEC should declare me Awara Biokpomabo of the African Action Congress the winner of the 09-03-2019 governorship election.”
“The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Obo Effanga, should be immediately redeployed for gross incompetence.
“The State REC has not been able to conclude any election in Rivers State since he took over the office. The PHALGA Constituency 111 State Assembly election is a case in point”.
Awara said, “Results had already been collated and declared before INEC suspended the remaining stages of the election, which I was in clear lead and was coasting to victory”.
“Some of the unit results announced at the polling units in the local government areas where collations were not concluded clearly before the suspension of the processes showed that I won over 15 local government areas”.
“INEC pleaded insecurity, violence, seizure of electoral materials by hoodlums, etc., as the reasons for suspending the remaining stages of the electionelection”.
“This is because in the local government areas that were affected, voting had been concluded, results declared at the polling units and collation had begun before the abrupt suspension of the processprocess”.
“The Commission does not have the power under our Electoral Act to suspend elections that have already been concluded.”