PDP, claimed that the All Progressive Congress (APC) were mounting intense pressure on the INEC chairman to replace results that are not favourable to its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
Incumbent governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki who is the governorship candidate of the PDP, and Ize-Iyamu were in an epic battle, Saturday for the governorship seat.
The result of the election are just tickling in gradually from the collation centre in the state.
But PDP, in a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan alleges; “We have also been informed that the INEC Chairman has come under intense pressure from the APC to allow the replacement of results declared in the riverine areas of Edo state in other to jerk up figures for the APC.
The party also said that it has observed that INEC’s virtual portal is increasingly becoming unstable.
“We also have information on ploys been undertaken to replace results in Fugar and other adjoining local governments all in Edo North.
“We appeal to the INEC Chairman not to fall for this pressure in the interest of the unity and cohesion of our country.
“We have the results as already declared in the various polling units and we urge INEC to confine itself to these results already declared results by its officials at the polling units.
“We invite Nigerians to closely monitor results being declared on the INEC virtual portal to ensure the wishes of the people of Edo State are not altered overnight”.