Music exec cum politician, Ubi Franklin has reacted to reports that he lost the house of assembly primary election he contested in.
Ubi who contested for the All Progressives Congress ticket for Yakurr constituency 1, stated that he won.
He also disclosed that he "sat before an appeal panel yesterday and votes were counted, and it showed he won".
''Dear Friends disregard any news that I lost Election. I won the election. I sat before an appeal panel yesterday and votes were counted, and it shows I won. Be patient while we wait for the report from the appeal panel. Thank you''.
He also added that Governor Ayade did not participate in the senatorial election he was reported to have.
Though an APC result sheet showed that Barr. Adams Cecelia won the senatorial election, Ubi stated that "Governor Ayade did not submit senatorial nomination form, did not go for screening and couldn’t have participated in senate primaries".
''Governor Ayade did not submit senatorial nomination form, did not go for screening so couldn’t have participated in senate primaries. The Governor is more focused and preoccupied with his presidential ambition and the forth coming primaries
So he was no where near Ogoja local government area where the senate primaries held of which his chief of staff chief martins Ojie Orim won overwhelmingly with 254 votes.''