Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara APC governorship candidate expresses worry over violence, alleged vote buying

NEWS DIGEST – Mr Abdulrahman Abdurasaq, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Kwara, has expressed worried over alleged violence and vote buying during Saturday’s Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the state.

Abdulrasaq spoke with newsmen after casting his vote at Idigba, Ilorin.

He alleged that voters willing to cast their vote for APC were chased away.

He alleged that there was huge vote buying and threat of violence in the state, adding that some of the APC supporters were injured.

Abdurasaq commended security agencies, but decried their inability to curtail the ugly incidents

Abdulrasaq said that the turn-out was abysmally low compared to the turn-out recorded on Feb. 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections, adding that such should be addressed to forestall reoccurrence.

He commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the improvement recorded compared to the Feb. 23 elections, adding that the electoral umpire could always do better in the nearest future. (NAN)