Labour Party has vowed to match election riggers power for power in the forthcoming House of Assembly polls in Imo State.
National Vice Chairman, South East Zone of Labour Party, Chief Innocent Sunday Okeke, in a press conference in the state, Thursday, boasted that the party has set machinery to subdue riggers.
Okeke alleged that the will of the people were diverted and results manufactured for areas elections did not hold in the presidential and National Assembly polls in the state.
He assured the electorate in the state that the party will not allow a repeat of such in the House of Assembly election scheduled for Saturday, 18th March, 2023.
Okeke thanked Imo people for standing firm to resist intimidation in the last elections and urged them not to allow their spirits get dampened.
“In Imo however, we are not unaware of the enormous challenges and obstacles contrived to subvert the will of Imo people in the last election, but you defied the odds, stood firm and still hauled in a massive number of votes for our candidates, across board.
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“They went to great lengths to steal the vote of Imo people, but you surmounted their evil plots and delivered our candidates.
“We are also privy to the fact that the Police Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) was deployed to other purposes outside election security and was used in some places to undermine the choice of the people, yet Ndi-Imo stood strong!
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“It was so bad that results were manufactured for the ruling party in areas where no election was held and the compliant and complicit INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner for Imo state, accepted same, as valid results, all in a desperate bid to undercut the landslide victory of our great party in Imo state.
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