Edo Election ‘People collected money from APC but voted PDP,’ Ize-Iyamu’s wife says

Idia Ize-Iyamu also said that her husband would win the governorship election which held on September 28.

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PDP candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu casts his vote on September 28, 2016 play

PDP candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu casts his vote on September 28, 2016

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The wife of Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Edo state has said that some voters collected bribes from the All Progressives Congress (APC) but went ahead to vote for the PDP.

Idia Ize-Iyamu also said that her husband would most definitely win the governorship election which held on Wednesday, September 28.

“We are watching so far. The APC has been inducing voters, giving them N3,000, N2,000. We have documented the evidence, and we have been alerting security agencies,” she told The Cable.

“There has been subtle intimidation of voters. They have been telling them to write down their names as soon as they collect the money, and show the party agents the thumb printed ballot papers, but we have raised the alarm and they know that we are aware and we are watching them.

“So far, so good, the turnout has been very impressive, and we are just waiting for the end of the vote," she added.

Speaking on her husband’s chances, she said:

“He is definitely going to win because most of the people collecting the money were saying they will collect the money and vote PDP.”

“The APC people have threatened to beat them after the election, but the people are motivated. I got here around 6:30, and I saw a lot of people. Many are saying today is the end of APC in Edo state.”

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Meanwhile, the PDP claims that Ize-Iyamu has already won 55 percent of the votes in the election.

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