The Former Governor of Enugu State and National Secretary of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo has says free, fair and credible elections would be difficult in Nigeria. 

 The Former PDP National Chairman stated this during a media chatted with newsmen, yesterday in Abuja.  
  Nwodo said "with the declaration of the Presidential Election Petition Court and the Supreme Court, it would be difficult to have free, fair and credible elections in because politicians will steal and kill to win as well as ask loser to go to court .

 "I align myself with the views expressed by Atiku in his press conference for many reasons. He summarised the areas in which the general public was dissatisfied with the decisions of the PEPC and the Supreme Court. The dissatisfaction of the general public emanates primarily from the two courts relying heavily on technicalities and avoiding the real issues. You cannot tell me that justice was done when you say that Bola Tinubu’s Account was guilty of money laundering and Bola Tinubu is innocent. You cannot tell me that the constitution which realises that we have 36 state and that you must score 25% of votes in at least two thirds of the 36 state and Abuja, simple English Language, technicalities were brought to tell us that FCT is not special  but it doesn’t have three senators, a plethora of Rep members or a state governor, but it is administered by a minister who sits in cabinet (it has just a senator and two Reps, in spite of the fact that its landmass is bigger than most states. Now FCT residents and indigenes are asking that FCT becomes the 37th state because the courts have granted them statehood. How do you handle that? The court in the US that insisted on the Chicago State University, CSU, deposition, understood the importance but the courts waved it aside using technicalities. But today, our doctors and nurses in some parts of the world are being subjected to terrible experiences with their certificates. Some of them cannot proceed with their internship because they are Nigerians while others are being processed, just because there are issues with the certificate of our president. The crucial democratic fundamentals were avoided and that is what some Nigerians are not happy about.
Reacting to the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bayelsa, Imo, Kogi States, Nwodo said "if what Chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, did in February and March this year is anything to go by, Nigerians should not expect free, fair and credible elections" He ended.

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