The People’s Democratic Party has rejected the result of the Ondo State governorship election and called for its cancellation.
A statement by the party`s National Publicity Secretary, Dayo Adeyeye, says the party has directed its candidate, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, SAN and the Ondo State chapter to challenge the outcome of the election at the tribunal.
It described the election as a charade, which did not reflect the will of the people and accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of alledgedly rigging the poll in favour of the All Progressives Congress.
The statement pointed out that election and all actions leading to it fall short of laid down principles guiding conduct of elections in Nigeria.
It said the party has instructed the governorship candidate and Ondo State Chapter of PDP to proceed to the tribunal to challenge the outcome of the election.