Nasarawa tribunal: PDP alleges manipulation of public opinion by APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, Nasarawa State has accused the All Progressives Congress of attempts to manipulate the opinions of the public as regards the ongoing tribunal in the states. The party also noted  that no “amount of fake news” would deter PDP from retrieving its “stolen mandate.”

According to a statement obtained by our correspondent on Saturday in Abuja, the Chairman of the PDP in the state, Francis Orogu, also expressed concerns over “the distortion of key witness testimonies in the ongoing governorship election petition in Lafia.”

He said, “There was nowhere the state PDP returning agent or coalition officer denied the PDP’s petition before the tribunal nor did he say the figures allocated to favour the PDP were due to human errors in all the alleged polling units and wards.

“The PDP’s key witness, Barr. Ayiwulu Baba Ayiwulu, presented an unambiguous and clear account at the tribunal.

“The APC’s aim to influence public opinion has failed. Withholding certain INEC documents won’t deter the PDP’s pursuit of justice. Other documents already presented in court provide sufficient evidence to challenge the alleged mandate theft.”

In conclusion, the PDP leader reaffirmed the party’s commitment to transparency and urged the public to “disregard false narratives propagated by various sources. The ongoing tribunal process will continue to unfold as both parties present their cases in the pursuit of justice.”

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