The Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Akwa Ibom State, Mike Igini, has revealed the political leadership in the state don’t do elections, but allocated figures to candidates.
Igini who appeared on Sunrise Daily in Channels TV added that he has records to prove figures are allocated to candidates during the elections in the state.
He said: “In that same 2015 in Akwa Ibom, they ‘allocated’ five per cent (of votes) to the current President.“Yes, allocated!
“Because in Akwa Ibom they don’t do election. They write results. I have the records. You go there.
“Because when I arrived in Akwa Ibom State, leaders – traditional rulers, religious leaders – all groups came to me, but that is not new to me.I was the Commissioner in neighbouring Cross River State.”
Igini however said that the days of not conducting elections were over in Akwa Ibom State adding that electoral system would witness a major turnaround.