Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, yesterday, said he won the June 21, 2014 governorship election fair and square.
He said nothing is haunting him and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the people of the state go to poll next Saturday to elect a new governor.
Fayose said he and PDP were only demanding free and fair July 14 election, and that plans to use the “Edo State option” in Ekiti, next Saturday, will fail.
He said the credibility of the 2014 election was attested to by local and international observers, such as the American Government, the British Department for International Development (DFID) among others, adding; “In the contrary, both local and international observers, including the media, rejected the election that produced his predecessor.”
The governor, who spoke through his chief press secretary, Mr Idowu Adelusi, yesterday, in Ado-Ekiti, was reacting to a statement credited to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, that the governor and the PDP were being haunted and jittery about the coming election.
“Oshiomole’s secret plan to use his fraudulent Edo template in Ekiti, will never work and it will attract injurious consequences. This is because Ekiti people are resolutely determined to resist rigging right on the spot.
“Contrary to Adams’ diatribe, rumour peddling and rabble rousing, unbecoming of an ex- governor and national chairman of the ruling party, Fayose and PDP are only interested in credible election.
“Fayose and PDP are raising the alarm because of tell-tale signs that APC and Fayemi are plotting to rig the election.
“The statements by top APC leaders, including its former chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, that they must capture Ekiti by all means, are very instructive in this regard.
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