The All Progressive Congress (APC) has debunked claims that INEC was given false information by its Deputy Governorship candidate in the Edo election, Abudu Ganiyu Audu,.
The APC insisted in a statement signed by Dr. Ehiogie WEST-Idahosa that Ganiyu Audu should be constitutionally eligible to seek election as Deputy Governor.
He described the study as a malicious and false narrative that circulates on mainstream and social media.
West-Idahosa said: “We wish to categorically state that nothing can be farther from the truth. sport questions
“The name description of Abudu Ganiyu Audu contained on his
educational qualifications submitted to INEC for the said election correctly belongs to him and in some cases are abbreviations or synonyms of his name.
“Even at that, those abbreviations and synonyms have been validly
reconciled with his name vide the appropriate instruments duly issued by
the relevant Court as prescribed by the Supreme Court in Appeal No.
sC/1/2020, PDP VS. EREMIENYO & 3 ORS.
“Those who have been busy in peddling these false stories should turn
their attention to the PDP Governorship and Deputy Governorship Candidates who have pending Suits No. FHC/B/cs/74/2020 and
FHC/B/CS/75/2020 challenging their qualification to contest the said
Governorship Election for presenting glaringly forged documents to INEC
to aid their qualification to contest the said election.”