The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have pulled out of the January 16th Local Government Elections in Kano State , saying the umpire and the government of Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has no capacity or moral authority to superintend a credible and fair election exercise.
Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state, Danladi Abduhamid Kagari disclosed this on Tuesday during a press conference held at the party’s secretariat in the state.
” Our party , the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) reminiscent of the conduct of the 2019 general elections have carefully studied the process and come to the conclusion that the APC led government has grossly undermined the independence of the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission ( (KANSIEC) and therefore lacks the moral.impetus to superintend any elections.” he stated.
He said the People Democratic Party ( PDP) cannot forget in a hurry how Govenor Ganduje and the APC , in connivance with electoral officials and political thigs as well as security agents intimidated voters and disenfranchised the people of.Kano State.
The Chairman also raised the alarm that the amount of N2.3 billion allocated for the said election was nind – bugging saying they would not partake in an exercise that is aimed siphoning the resources of the state
They placed on record that their overwhemlning prospects of victory was not on doubt in the January elections but affirmed but said that a government that practical stole itself to.power through violence and manipulation stood no chance of guaranteeing victory for the
opposition without resort to further violence.
The party therefore urged their.party men and women to remain calm and resolute and continue to Allah for the restoration of the dignity and prosperity of the good people of the state.