The Anambra State Chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies in Nigeria to arrest and prosecute the APGA candidate, Chief Willie Obiano for his involvement in the double registration, describing such as a sad commentary on the quality of candidature that the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has thrown into the ring in a contest involving men who should ordinarily live above board.
APC is a statement signed by the party?s state Publicity Secretary, Mr Okelo Madukaife and made available to journalists in Awka, Thursday, the APC wondered why somebody who is aspiring for such exalted position as governor should involve himself in such a dubious act and called on the INEC to thoroughly investigate the matter.
The statement reads in part: ?The news that the name of Chief Wilie Obiano appears twice on the voter register of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Voter Register is a sad commentary on the quality of candidature that the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has thrown into the ring in a contest involving men who should ordinarily live another board.
?We hereby demand the apprehension of Chief Willie Obiano for this criminal offence and full-scale investigations into charges by INEC and all security agencies, with a view to applying the full weight of
the Electoral Law as spelt out in Section 12, Subsection 2 and 3 of the Electoral Act 2010, as amended.?
?It is extremely worrisome? the statement continued, ? that at a time when we thought that standards and moral standing of men and women who offer themselves to serve in public office have risen for good, the nation is faced with an embarrassing situation where a candidate who wishes to lead a state as complex and dynamic as Anambra State has turned out to be a common criminal.
?We are convinced that if APGA, a wing of PDP, as presently constituted, had broad-based structures covering at least the entire South East Nigeria, and was properly run as a political party, instead of a closet store, the latest incident would have come to light before the primaries.
?Beyond the criminal nature of this sad occurrence, it is also noteworthy that one of the six candidates who were disqualified before the stage-managed primaries in which an Obiano was handpicked by his business partner was supposedly axed for not being in possession of an INEC voter?s card.
?Once again we, demand on behalf of Anambra State voters and the nation a thorough and professional and speedy investigation  into the APGA candidate?s double registration saga,? it concluded.

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