Olujimi: Electoral process in Ekiti was daylight robbery
Biodun Olujimi, the Senate Minority Leader has said that electoral process in Ekiti State was daylight robbery.
Olujimi, who lost her seat in the Februry 23 senatorial election held in the state, had filed a petition before the election petition tribunal.
“The electoral exercise was not free, fair and credible but characterised with electoral fraud,” she said on Tuesday.
“In Ekiti, it was daylight robbery as the electorate were driven away from polling booths. If it had been free, fair and devoid of rancour, I would have garnered more than 54,000 votes.
“I believe PDP also will bounce back if swords are sheathed and reconsolidate our party. What is required of the party is to put its house in order, and we have begun moves to reconcile aggrieved individuals within the party.
“Those that have left the party for greener pastures, because they were disenchanted, will soon return home
“The internal crisis will be resolved very soon and efforts will be geared towards liberating Ekiti people from the shackles of penury and unemployment among others.”
Olujimi expressed hope that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will bounce back in the state, as she stated the APC-led government in the state has performed below expectation.
“Fayemi lost some years back and relaunched himelf into the saddle. Whether you like it or not, PDP will bounce back.
“When a new government came in, they swept everything and the next thing you find is that other comes and sweeps everything. And we are going to sweep everything next time round,” she added.