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Edo Decides: They’re Rigging Me Out In My Strongholds -Gov Obaseki

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The incumbent Governor of Edo State and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the ongoing Gubernatorial elections has through Crusoe Osagie, his Special Adviser, has cried out that “there is an ongoing deliberate election manipulation in areas where he has strongholds.

The Fidelinfo gathered that this revelation was in a statement made available to the press by Osagie his press secretary, he said:

“Suddenly, card readers are not working in areas where Governor Godwin Obaseki is very popular.

“Voters are being disenfranchised and we are constrained to say that this is sabotage,”

“Specifically, in Oredo Ward 1, Unit 20 and other places where the Governor is clearly popular, the card readers are not working.

“The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should prove to Edo voters that it can conduct a credible election in Edo State.”

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JUST IN: INEC Fixes Date For 2023 Presidential Election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that the 2023 presidential election will hold on February 18, 2023.

The Fidelinfo gathered that the Chairman of the Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this on Thursday.

The date was captured in his goodwill message at the inauguration of the special adhoc committee on the review of the 1999 constitution, the INEC Chairman told members of the House of Representatives they are about 855 days left for the next general elections.

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APC Expels Ondo Lawmaker For Anti-party Activities

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended and expelled Hon Tomomewo Favour, the only female member of the Ondo State House of Assembly representing Ilaje Constituency II.

The Fidelinfo gathered that Hon. Favour was expelled from the party by the executive of her ward (Mahin ward IV).

The ward chairman, Olamigoke Ajimuda and the ward secretary Omosule Taid signed her expulsion letter dated October 12th, 2020.

She was accused of engaging in anti-party activities before and during the just concluded Ondo State Governorship Election.

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Buhari Appoints Media Aide, Lauretta Onochie INEC Commisioner

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The President, Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate to confirm the appointment of one of his media aides, Lauretta Onochie, and three others as Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The Fidelinfo gathered that the letter was read by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday.

Lauretta Onochie is currently the media aide to President Buhari on Social Media.

The President seeks confirmation of her appointment as a National Commissioner of INEC representing Delta State.

Others are Professor Mohammed Sani (Katsina); Professor Kunle Ajayi (Ekiti), and Seidu Ahmed (Jigawa).

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