Nigeria Election News Today: APC is frustrating Atiku’s justice – PDPMarch 16, 2019
Nigeria Election News Today: APC is frustrating Atiku’s justice – PDP
Nigeria Election News Today…The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Saturday charged the Professor Mahmood Yakubu-directed Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of ignoring the March 6, 2019 decision of the Appeal Court, guiding it to permit its applicant, Atiku Abubakar, access to assess the archives and materials utilized in the February 23, 2019, Presidential election.
The party depicted the develope as a purposeful and evil ploy by INEC, “acting in cahoots with the All Progressives Congress, APC,” to disappoint Atiku from verifying the equity he longs for at the court. In an announcement issued late on Saturday night by the party’s representative, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP excoriated the umpire for purportedly neutralizing its enthusiasm on the issue.
The announcement read: “The leadership of INEC and the APC are trying to baffle our court choice, seeing that the reports and materials will explicitly demonstrate that Atiku Abubakar obviously won the election by the votes straightforwardly conveyed at the polling units the nation over just as uncover how the commission and the Presidency controlled the outcomes for President Buhari.
“It is basic to educate Nigerians that after acquiring the legal request of the court, coordinating INEC to forthwith, benefit Atiku Abubakar and the PDP duplicates of the considerable number of reports and different materials utilized for the Presidential election, our legitimate group kept in touch with the INEC Chairman on the eleventh and twelfth of March 2019 separately, making the Order be served on INEC and asking for access to the said records and materials. “Regardless of being presented with the Order and a few subsequent meet-ups, the leadership of INEC has wouldn’t give the PDP and Atiku Abubakar access to the materials and archives, despite the desperation of the issue.
“This activity by the leadership of INEC has additionally uncovered that it has been intensely undermined by the Buhari Presidency to fix the February 23, 2019, Presidential election and to disappoint the mission by Nigerians to recover the command from President Muhammadu Buhari and spare the country from the emergence of an ill-conceived government.”
The party cautioned INEC to take note of that Nigerians are “now mindful of its manipulative propensities and that any further deferral in giving access to the materials may draw in open enmity. “INEC should, along these lines, end its unpatriotic factional dirty tricks with the APC and quickly comply with the Court of Appeal and concede the PDP and Atiku Abubakar access to the archives and materials and free itself from unholy snare with the APC against Nigerians.”