Governor Abiola Ajimobi’s youngest brother, Mogaji Wasiu Ajimobi has said his brother, who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Oyo South, lost to allege rigging by the Peoples Democractic Party, PDP, in tacit collusion with the military.
Ajimobi spoke spoke earlier today on a radio programme in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, insisted that the election was massively rigged in Ibarapa North Local government among others.
According to him, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in alliance with the security agencies, especially the military did not make use of card reader machines and allowed mercenaries of the PDP to vote.
He further revealed that party agents of the APC were chased away from the polling centres with matchetes and other dangerous weapons with the complicity of the security men deployed to the local government.
The young Ajimobi pointed out that it was these hordes of malpractices that influenced the votes for Dr Mohammed Kola Balogun of the PDP during the election.
He, however, hinted of a possibility of the party to go to the election petitions Tribunal to seek redress.
He expressed confidence that the party’s standard bearer, Oloye Adebayo Adelabu would emerge victorious, disclosing that most of the aggrieved members of the party are now fully back to its fold.
“Most of our members who dumped the party before the election are now back and the APC is good to go”, he assured.