Full text of the remarks made by former President Olusegun Obasanjo during the reconciliatory visit by the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to Abeokuta on October 11, 2018.
We state that today’s ruling did not come to us, as a party, by surprise. However, it brings to an end the collaboration between Senator Magnus Abe and Governor Nyesom Wike to destabilise the APC in Rivers State.
Chief Eze also noted with sadness the nullification by the same court the Rivers State Senatorial, House of Representatives and House of Assembly Primaries conducted on the premise of the illegal ward congresses according to the court.
The Peoples Democratic Party has declared that the process has shown that the electoral umpire, INEC, in its manifest compromises, has been responsible for the electoral crises at various levels of elections.
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In Summary, “Election Boycott” simply refers to abstention from voting, “Election Shutdown” entails the stoppage of preparations for an Election before it gets to the Voting Stage, such that no Election takes place.