PDP rejects committee to reconcile 14 Edo Assembly members-elect

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo has rejected the committee arrange by Gov. Godwin Obaseki to reconcile members-elect within the state House of Assembly.

Mr. Chris Nehikhare, PDP’s Publicity Secretary in Edo, stated in a press release in Benin on Friday that the explanation for such committee was baseless.

He stated that the 14 individuals to reconcile with may now not be described as lawmakers-elect as a result of their seats had lengthy been declared vacant.

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Nehikhare stated that by regulation, the seats which have been declared vacant should be occupied by PDP members who got here runners up within the election.

“Their refusal to subscribe to the oath of membership and allegiance all via the primary session and first quarter of the seventh Assembly was tantamount to abdication of workplace.

“The governor should know that the seats are no longer available to them. Those 14 seats belong to PDP candidates who are also already in court,” he stated.

According to the PDP publicity secretary, it’s flawed to explain individuals whose seats have been declared vacant for failing to report for responsibility as lawmakers-elect.

He additional acknowledged that the 14 involved individuals have been already in courtroom searching for to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission from conducting by-elections into the seats.

“As a celebration, the PDP has approached the courtroom searching for to be joined as a defendant in that swimsuit.

“We did so believing that our rights may be affected,” he stated.

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PDP rejects committee to reconcile 14 Edo Assembly members-elect

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