Former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has stated that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lost the presidential election, the day he left and joined the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Speaking on Channels Television, Sunday evening, Akpabio stated his exit made the opposition celebration lighter.
“My former party lost from the day I stepped out of it,” the former Akwa Ibom Governor stated.
Akpabio, nonetheless, admitted that PDP wouldn’t have been in a position to defeat President Buhari even when he was there, as a result of Nigerians needed continuity.
“I believe strongly that the President needed to be re-elected,” he stated.
Speaking about his loss on the Senatorial polls following his defection to the APC, Akpabio insisted he was robbed.
He claimed the outcomes from Ikot-Ekpene Senatorial District have been mutilated, in a bid to deprive him of his mandate.
Akpabio added, “Those accountable, whether or not the REC in Akwa-Ibom State or these he instructed know the fact, my plea now could be that they need to announce my end result.
“The actuality is that I’m asking for justice. Am saying that INEC needs to be daring sufficient to do the precise factor.
“I am disappointed that a state with so much followership as far as the party is concerned, the state that loves President Buhari so much was not allowed as a result of a conspiracy to bring out the votes.”