– The All Progressives Congress as rejected the result of the governorship and state assembly result in Cross River
– The party said its leadership would seek legal means to redress the situation
– INEC had earlier announced PDP incumbent governor, Ben Ayade, as winner of the governorship election
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River has rejected results of Saturday’s Governorship and State House of Assembly elections announced by INEC.
The acting chairman of the party in Cross River, John Ochala, in a statement on Monday, said the party has dissociated itself from the governorship and house of assembly elections.
Ochala assured members of APC in the state that its leadership would seek legal means to redress the situation.
He, therefore, urged them to remain calm, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
INEC had on Monday, declared the incumbent governor, Benedict Ayade of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of Saturday’s election.
According to INEC, Ayade polled 381,484 votes as against 131,161 polled by Senator John Owan-Enoh, the governorship candidate of APC.