The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday, cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to be firm and perform their duties.
The party through its National Publicity Secretary and Director, Media & Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Organization, Kola Ologbondiyan, insisted that they would never accept any other result except what was declared and collated from the polling units.
Read the full statement below:
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) insists on the winning results already delivered at the polling units for the candidate of the people, Atiku Abubakar, and cautioned that Nigerians will not accept any figures except what was declared and collated from the polling units.
The party says it’s is already aware that the Buhari Presidency has been mounting pressure on INEC and dispatching officials to change results in Rivers, Kaduna, Nasarawa, Kogi, Bauchi, Cross River, Borno, Yobe and Edo states among others, in a frenzy to allocate fictitious figures for the defeated President Buhari.
Pathetically, the Buhari Presidency is also threatening the South-East state governors to change results and carve a 25% for Mr. President, a scheme that has already failed.
In Bauchi state, we are aware of the plots to move thump-printed ballot papers and fabricated results from Bauchi to Dass Local Government Area to upturn PDP’s victory in the results already delivered and announced at the polling units in the area.
This is why the electoral officials have been delaying moving the results for final collation and announcement. If this plot fails, the APC plans to void the results for Dass.
In spite of all these, our party assures Nigerians that the hope for a new government led by Atiku Abubakar, is already manifest.
Our agents and indeed, Nigerians, already have the results as delivered at the polling units and are not ready to accept anything to the contrary. President Buhari and the APC should therefore quietly come to terms with the fact that they have been defeated.
The PDP therefore cautions INEC to respects the laws and electoral guideline by upholding and declaring results from the polling units as expressed by Nigerians on Saturday.