Hon Uko Nkole Senatorial Campaign Organization, says its attention has been drawn to the blatant and malicious publications and dissemination in some media quarters purveying that Senator Mao Ohuabunwa won the Abia North PDP primary election held at Ohafia LGA.
In a release signed by Prince Udensi on behalf of Uko Nkole Campaign Organization, the campaign organisation wishes to clearly state that the information is misleading, fallacious and baseless.
The statement opined that the senatorial primary election was marred with violence, hijack of ballot materials occasioned by Mao Ohuabunwa and no return was made at Ohafia the Senatorial headquarters of Abia North and inconclusive.
It further said the Panel members as constituted for the primary election is in violation of Section 84(12) of the 2010 Electoral Act as amended particularly the inclusion of Mr Gabriel Ndom a serving commissioner in Abia State .And his conduct also during the primary election is at variance with the Party guidelines issued by the PDP headquarters for the conduct of the said primary election.
Furthermore, Hon Uko Nkole Senatorial Campaign Organization, noted that it was only Umunneochi LGA delegates that voted while the rest of the delegates from the rest four Ohafia, Arochukwu, Isiukwuato and Bende local Government Areas were yet to vote before the disruption of the Exercise by one of the aspirants Senator Mao Ohuabunwa .
Hon Uko Nkole Senatorial Campaign Organization, maintained that they will continue to support the democratic process and the rule of law just as it stated that Uko Nkole and his team will continue to be law abiding and follow all democratic principles and guidelines as stipulated by PDP constitution and Electoral Act of 2010 as amended for the conduct of party primaries.
It concluded by stating that the PDP primary election for Abia North senatorial district was inconclusive and still remains inconclusive, stressing that Abia North cannot be manipulated.