…Calls for immediate replacement, prosecution by Edo State Police Command.
By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City
The Edo State Chapter of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) has called for the immediate replacement and the prosecution of the Edo State Resident Election Commissioner, (REC), Dr. Johnson Alaibo Sinikiem.
The PRP in a statement signed by the party‘s chairman, Dr. Greg Igbinomwanhia said the party’s stance is based on the recent corruption exhibited during the recent voters registration in the state where money was alleged to have exchanged hands between the INEC officials and the people as a condition for registration.
The newspaper has reported that there was element of corruption during the voters registration with the Commission allegedly demanding for money before eligible citizens are allowed to participate in the continuous voter registration (CVR) ahead of the 2023 elections, applicants have alleged.