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Fayose, Police Exchange Words Over Charged Trade off Of Governorship election



Gov. Ayo Fayose of Ekiti has charged that Saturday's gubernatorialgubernatorial election has been to a great extent imperiled by staff of the Nigerian police.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor, who tended to newsmen not long after casting his vote at around 1:20 pm at his polling Unit 001 in Afao-Ekiti, asserted that policemen helped and abetted the dispersion of cash to instigate voters.

He, in any case, conceded that voters turned out enormously and behaved in a serene way.

The governor blamed policemen for administering tally grabbing and giving spread to those answered to be occupied with unlawful sharing of cash on decision day.

As indicated by him, all endeavors to by and by report the asserted cases to the police specialists were repelled.

"I need to state explicitly that the police have commandeered the entire procedure; INEC may mean well however the procedure was messed with by the police

" As I talk, hooligans are having a field day grabbing tallying stations under police watch; this is a national disrespect

" There were instances of poll grabbing, as well as ticket purifying and clearing, even as the police and different officers coordinated by looking the other way,'' he said.

Be that as it may, one of the three Police Commissioners of Police conveyed in the territory to screen the gubernatorial election, Mr Ali Janga, expelled the assertions.

He complimented the Free National Discretionary Commission and the electorate for the tranquil lead of the activity.

Janga said the majority of the affirmations raised by lawmakers were immediately explored and were observed to be false.

"I have gone to a portion of the nearby governments and there was no appointive control anyplace as being asserted

" Individuals simply raise false caution by sending trouble calls to us, yet a considerable lot of them were observed to be false when we arrived.

"Decision materials were conveyed as right on time as could reasonably be expected and they were monitored by security men and the turnout was exceptionally amazing,'' he said. (NAN)

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