Ojudu said, “What we are seeing is a desperate and jittery response to the imminent defeat of the PDP. The postponement has shown the helplessness of INEC in the face of a malicious cabal bent on destroying the fabric of democracy”.
He added that the PDP leadership in partnership with INEC had put Nigeria in “extremely bad light” among the comity of nations.
The senator added that the postponement “is a diversionary tactics which undermines the aspirations of Nigerians and dims the hope for change in a country that in the past has seen bitter upheavals due to similar partisan posture of the election umpire”.
The senators further alleged that the INEC had placed itself above the interest of the people, adding that the action of the electoral body, ran contrary to the decision of the Council of State.
He said, “The action of the PDP will have serious negative impact on the economy. It will spur public distrust, dampen people’s morale and deplete the resources of stakeholders in the electoral process.
“This action has brought the integrity of Nigeria into an all-time low. It has deepened the political crisis engineered in the first place by the PDP”.
He said the INEC and the PDP leadership did not consult the opposition, a major stakeholder in the political process, describing the action as a unilateral decision of INEC.
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