The Executive Governor of Imo State Senator Hope Uzodimma, has showed his displeasure in the just concluded Edo State Governorship Election. Gov. Hope Uzodimma who also doubles as the Deputy Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Governorship Campaign Council in Edo State has promised that his party will challenge the result at the tribunal.
Reports from local newspaper revealed that the Governor made this known when he arrived the Imo State Government House Owerri on Sunday morning after the election which held on Saturday, 19th September, 2020.
Governor Uzodimma disclosed that the entire process in Edo State was marred by irregularities from officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) who sabotaged the system, making it difficult for the APC votes to count.
Governor Uzodimma went on to describe the conduct of INEC officials in the Edo Governorship Election as ‘shameful’.
The Governor also thanked the Governorship Candidate of the APC in Edo, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for his resilience and doggedness.
He also assured that the his party, APC is already gathering evidence to proceed to the Election Petition Tribunal any moment from now, confident that the party will get judgment in due time.
Governor Uzodimma urged all APC faithfuls and party supporters to remain calm and law abiding, noting that what happened in Edo State is a sabotage to our hard-worn Democracy in Nigeria.