Ahead of next Saturday’s Supplementary Elections in Kebbi State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to deploy more security agents to the state for the coming Saturday, April 15 elections.
While briefing journalists in Birnin Kebbi, last weekend, the Director General PDP’s governorship campaign, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu, said the call to Buhari became necessary in the face of intimidation and persecution of members and supporters of the PDP by APC, the ruling party in the State…… CONTINUE READING
Shehu claimed that over 30 PDP members are languishing in prison custody in Birnin Kebbi Correctional Centres, as Some District Heads perceived to be supporting our party have been suspended. Some civil servants are being denied their salaries because they voted for the PDP in the last elections.
He explained that that was the situation they found themselves in the state because of the fear that their governorship candidate, Aminu Bande, is more popular and people are ready to vote for him in the election.
He called on security agencies and INEC to be fair and just in their involvement in the supplementary elections.
In a reaction to PDP allegations, the APC Public Relations Officer, Kebbi Staye chapter, Alhaji Isa Assalafi, denied the alleged persecution of PDP members by the APC-led government in the State as he said there was nothing like that. In fact, we are hearing this for the first time. I think their allegations are borne out of their failure at the polls…… CONTINUE READING