Defeated presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party and former vp, Atiku Abubakar has launched a breakdown of the variety of votes he scored in every states together with the FCT within the simply concluded elections, opposing the outcomes introduced by INEC.
The figures as contained in a state by state computation in his petition difficult the declaration of Muhammadu Buhari of APC because the winner of the election, disclosed that Atiku Abubakar had 18,356,732 votes whereas Mr Buhari polled solely 16,741,430.
Recall, INEC had earlier declared President Buhari because the winner, clinching 19 states and polling 15,191,847 votes to defeat Atiku Abubakar who gained 18 states with 11,262,978 votes.In his petition, Atiku mentioned, “The 1st Respondent wrongly and unlawfully credited the 2nd Respondent with votes which were not valid or lawful votes at various stages of the election, namely, at the polling units, the ward collating centres, local government collating centres and the State collating centres, with the result that the 2nd Respondent was wrongly returned when the said 2nd Respondent did not score majority of lawful votes,” he wrote.
“The Petitioners shall additionally name proof of statisticians forensic examiners and finger-print specialists on the listening to of the Petition to determine that the scores credited the 2nd Respondent weren’t the product of precise votes validly solid on the polling items. The Petitioners plead and shall depend on digital video recordings, newspaper experiences, pictures and photographic photographs of a number of infractions of the electoral course of by the Respondents.
“The Petitioners plead, state and contend that from the data in the 1st Respondent’s Server, as between the 1st Petitioner and the 2nd Respondent, the true, actual and correct results upon a State to State computation are as reflected under the scores of the 1st Petitioner and the 2nd Respondent,” he added.
The APC has earlier dismissed Atiku Abubakar’s petition claiming he and his PDP have been struggling extreme case of hallucinations felt after election defeats.
“Judging by Atiku and PDP’s recent utterances and actions, it is now clear that they have slipped into severe depression and post-defeat hallucination that have left many Nigerians questioning their current state of mind,” the ruling get together mentioned in a statement on Wednesday.