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Violence, Irregularities Mar PDP Primaries In Kwara

The Saturday’s primaries election for the selection of the PDP’s candidates into Kwara State house of assembly in llorin West local government area was marred by violence and alleged irregularities.

The chairman of the Party in llorin west local government, Alh Yusuf Olugbon confirmed this to newsmen in Ilorin.

Olugbon told journalists that some elders of the party changed the venue of the election without notice.

He alleged that they were not allowed to see the list of the delegates for the election which he claimed was illegally conducted at another venue in llorin.

The chairman alleged further that the primaries election were conducted by fake delegates whom he said were sponsored by some leaders of the party.

“Primaries conducted without ascertaining the delegates is a fake primaries which cannot stand the test of time,” the chairman said.

Several valuables damaged by some suspected hoollums or aggrieved members of the party littered the ground at the alleged fake venue where the election was shifted to.

The chairman of the PDP for the Kwara Central senatorial district, Alhaji Mohammed Mustapha said the primaries election had been conducted at the venue by authentic delegates approved by the PDP national secretariat in Abuja.

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