Uduaghan Rejects Result, Petitions INEC.


Former executive governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan has rejected the outcome of last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Election in Delta South Senatorial District that saw him lose to PDP candidate Sen. James Manager who was reelected For his 5th term.

The following is a press statement released by Dr. Uduaghan's media team.

Following the result released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Election in Delta South Senatorial District, His Excellency, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, states as follows:

1.   His Excellency, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan wishes to express his profound appreciation to the people of Delta South Senatorial District for their overwhelming support throughout the period of electioneering.

2.   His Excellency, Dr, Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan wishes to state that the above election was fraught with a lot of electoral malpractices, irregularities, ballot stuffing and further crippled with electoral violence in some parts of Burutu, Bomadi, Patani, Warri North and Isoko North LGAs.

3.   His Excellency, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan had already petitioned INEC in respect to paragraph two above during collation of results and the final announcement at the Senatorial Collation Centre in Oleh, Isoko South LGA.

4.   His Excellency, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan in the petition called for the cancellation of the Presidential/National Assembly election held in Delta South.

5.   His Excellency, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan calls on his supporters and the good people of Delta South to remain calm and peaceful as further directives would be communicated.

6.   Thank you all.

Monoyo Edon,

Media Assistant to Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, Immediate Past Governor of Delta State and APC Delta South Senatorial Candidate

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