Election postponement: Ethiope Federal PDP candidate, Igbakpa assures of victory, appeal to supporters to be calm


The PDP candidate for Ethiope Federal constituency, Hon. Ben Igbakpa has stated that he remains upbeat in spite of the sudden postponement of the polls by a week.

The House of Reps. hopeful who spoke through his media aide however regretted the postponement, appealed to his teeming supporters to be calm in the face of provocations and remain focus towards winning at the poll.

Igbakpa hinted that the postponement have not only been a huge cost to him, but also sympathise with some of his supporters who have had to travel long distance to exercise their franchise to ensure that he won at the poll.

He however noted that if the essence of the postponement was to organise a better and credible elections, the whole sacrifices would have worth it.

While appealing for his supporters to remain calm just as he expressed his desire for effective legislations at the green Chambers of the National Assembly.

The former Delta commissioner averred that he was not only disturbed by the postponement, but embarrassed at the time it was announced.

According to him, “We were not expecting the news of this kind, not even at the time it was announced. It was a very wrong and threat to the nation democracy".

“Haven considers all that we have all put into this race; time, fund, and all other efforts, it is certainly not a cheering news to all of us".

“Haven said this, I sincerely hope that this sudden postponement will led to a conduct of credible and acceptable poll".

“To my teeming supporters, I appeal to them to remain calm, focus and hopeful as we remain committed to the liberation of the Ethiope Federal Constituency.”


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