Election Result : PDP Rejects Katsina Presidential Election Result

 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the presidential election result from Katsina State over alleged irregularities.

The party chairman, Salisu Majigiri disclosed the stance of the party at a news conference held in kastina on Tuesday 26th of February.

However, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and an indigene of the state, polled 1,232,133 votes to beat Atiku Abubakar of PDP, who scored 303,056 votes in the poll.

He alleged that there were some election irregularities committed in some local government areas of the state during the poll that were unacceptable to the PDP.

Majigiri said “Like in Kankara Local Government Area, some uncustomised result sheets are used to enter results, even though, they are from INEC, but are not the ones specifically supposed to be used for 2019 elections.

“In other places, there are over voting which we also observed, we are not satisfied with the result, that is why we rejected it and refused to sign.

“We raised objections on these issues during collation, but we are overruled.
“We will also raise these issues in Abuja during the final collation,” he said.

 

 


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Babatunde Adedayo Oluwafunmilayo is a Mass Communication graduate of Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ). She is also an Associate Member of Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR). Adedayo loves writing motivational stories and poetry.


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