AAC Boycotts 2020 Edo Elections In Protest Of INEC Unlawful Exclusion Of Its Candidate

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The African Action Congress (AAC) Party has decided to boycott the 2020 Edo elections in protest of INEC unlawful exclusion of her party and its candidate.

This was released in a statement by the state party chairman, Comrade J.C. Hafiz Lawal today.

According to him, the Edo State Chapter of the African Action Congress (AAC) has resolved in solidarity, to sit at home & boycott the election in reaction to the protest.

He says: “As enshrined in Nigeria’s Constitution, every Nigerian from across tribes, religion, race, colour, sex, and on the required age bracket is eligible to contest for elective positions in Nigeria. However, this is not the case for African Action Congress (AAC) and Hon.Isokpan Edith when INEC, after the party’s primaries, refused to enlist the party for the Edo state election; a situation that has been challenged in the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.

We believe we will get justice in court over the unlawful exclusion of the party/candidate, even if there is gross frustration in the justice system in Nigeria.

Our demands are simple, return AAC and its candidate to the ballot, and pay the damages of having the party lose teaming members to the opposition parties.

Once again, the party in the state will be sitting at home and boycotting the Edo election tomorrow. Victory is Certain!”

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