The Organising Secretary of the All Progressive Congress, Alhaji Ahmed Lawan on Wednesday revealed the party’s position on Adamawa supplementary governorship election.
According to him, the party will have to boycott the rerun election if the electoral body, INEC insist on Thursday, March 28 for the supplementary election.
While speaking in Yola, Lawan revealed that the party had rejected the Thursday’s date and communicated its position to the electoral body.
“We are not going to participate in the election if INEC is going to conduct it on Thursday.
“I don’t know why INEC is rushing, as conducting this election on Thursday will disenfranchise many voters, particularly workers and students who need to go to work and schools,” Lawan said.
The PDP Chairman in Adamawa, Mr Tahir Shehu, whose candidate (Ahmadu Fintiri) is leading with a difference of over 30,000 votes, said they were ready for the election.
When contacted, the Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC in Adamawa, Mr Kassim Gaidam, said that the commission would hold the election as scheduled on Thursday.
Gaidam urged all the parties involved to work toward a hitch-free poll.