Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected all the results currently being announced by the country’s electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), saying they are incorrect and unacceptable.
The Returning Officer for the Presidential Elections in Asari-Toru Local Government Area (ASALGA), Dr Steven Wordu, came out of hiding on Sunday, February 24, to present a result, which was later discovered to be fake, to the State Collation Officer at INEC office in Port Harcourt.
The Nigerian Civil Society Situation Room has slammed the Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC) for the poor management of the Presidential and National Assembly elections which took place across Nigeria on Saturday, February 23, 2019.
Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement on the elections in Nigeria:
PDP Insists On Results From Polling Units, Further Alerts on Plots to Alter Election Results for Buhari
Nigeria’s main opposition political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it insists on the winning results already delivered at the polling units for its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, who it often refer to as the peoples candidate.