Indications have emerged that current senate president Senator David Mark may lose his seat in the 8th National Assembly as information from the card users used in the Benue South Senatorial election, has revealed massive fraud perpetuated to get him declared winner of the march 28th poll.
The INEC result declared in favour of Mark should that a total of 166,633 voters were accredited. However, card readers on Monday revealed that only 148, 208 voters where accredited, leaving an excess of 8,424 vote in the result delcared in favour of Mark.
The discovery was made by the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Benue South senatorial District, Comrade Daniel Onjeh, who was authorised by the national and state Assembly tribunal in Benue State to inspect and take the electoral materials of last senatorial election in the area.
Onjeh had prayed the tribunal to grant him leave to inspect the electoral materials.
Disclosing the alleged shameful and shocking development, Onjeh who once led the National Association of Nigerian Students and West African Students Union, affirmed that he won’t relent until his stolen mandate is restored.
Hear him, “whereas INEC declared 166,633 accredited voters for the April 28th General Elections, Card Reader recorded 148, 208.
“Aside a host of other irregularities, and non compliance with the Electoral Act, on the surface, 18,424 Ghost Voters have been detected . The stolen mandate must be restored”
Onjeh insisted he defeated the incumbent Senate President, David Mark who has been occupying the seat for sixteen years.