Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday boycotted issuance of certificates of return by Independent Electoral Commission for what it blamed on ‘safety reasons’.
INEC had issued certificates of return to Ganduje, Deputy, 24, House of Representatives’ members, and 30 out of 40 members of the State Assembly at a colourful but brief ceremony at the Sani Abacha Indoor sports hall.
PDP had in a letter to INEC expressed strong reservation over the selection of venue for issuance of certificates of return to the party State Assembly members-elect.
A press statement that was signed by Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, spokesperson to Kano PDP Campaign Management Team, explained that the venue for the exercise wasn’t safe for its members
Dawakin Tofa said that “there should be a neutral ground for the exercise, PDP members are not safe in the venue selected which is indoor stadium of Kofar Mata sports complex.”
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