By Anayo Okoli.
UMUAHIA-SENATOR Mao Ohuabunwa, PDP, and his All Progressives Congress, APC, rival for the Abia North Senate seat Chief Orji Uzor Kalu had been yesterday locked in a fierce trade of phrases over alleged plans to rig the forthcoming election.
Talking to journalists in Umuahia, Ohuabunwa alleged that the APC senatorial candidate has been going about boasting that the Senate end result for Abia North was a foregone conclusion, claiming that he had gained the election
Based on him, associates of the APC candidate had been bragging that Kalu would win supposedly as a result of they’ve taken the INEC officers to their facet.
“It’s baffling that Kalu’s camp is saying that they’ve a listing of officers of Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) who’re purported to work in the course of the election in Abia North district, which I as a candidate don’t have.
Ohuabunwa disclosed that he has written a petition to the all of the related safety companies within the state alerting them of the declare of the APC candidate, saying “at the same time as I felt that it was not mandatory, however the best way issues are going, we have to alert most of the people in regards to the state of affairs”.
However Kalu in a swift response dismissed Ohuabunwa’s allegations as “pure fallacy coming from a drowning man who is aware of that his time on the senate is over”.
Talking by his South East Media Aide, Maduka Okoro, “here’s a man who’s conscious that Kalu has no management over safety companies within the state, how can he be speaking like that. Ohuabunwa ought to face his marketing campaign and go away me alone as we’ll meet on the Election Day”.
“Ohuabunwa ought to thank God that he has been to the senate for 4 years when he must be at his laboratory diagnosing specimen, a person who may solely give frying pan as empowerment must be examined”, Kalu stated.