The Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential applicant in the 2019 decision, Atiku Abubakar, have documented their last composed locations where they clarified how they were supposedly ransacked of triumph in the February 23, 2019 presidential race through illegitimate calculation in 11 states.
The states, as per them, are Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Niger, Yobe, and Zamfara. The candidates expressed through their attorney, Dr. Livy Uzoukwu (SAN), that a right calculation of the outcomes would give them an edge of lead of 222,332 votes over President Buhari and his All Progressives Congress. They expressed this in their reaction to Buhari’s last location, fighting that the right calculation demonstrated that they scored 9,426,082 votes against Buhari’s 9,203,750. They asserted that reports offered by an analyst, who was called as one of their observers bringing up flaws in the outcome announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, was not tested by the respondents to their request.
The candidates stated, “These reports (P90-K) are unchallenged and remained so as none of the respondents contested the point by point examination of unlawful votes separated from Exhibits PNG1 – PNG3464, PYB1731, PKT1 PKT3377; PKB1 – PKB2105; PB01 – PB03471; PJG1 – PJG 3161; PGB1 – PGB 1911; PBC1 – PBC3598; PKD1 – PKD3334; PKN1 – PKN7159 and PZF1 – PZF 1000 as outlined hereunder.”
The solicitors additionally battled that there were “surveying units where Forms EC8A were changed or altered to reflect new votes/scores.” They included that Forms EC8B (ward result sheets), the comparable blunders were likewise watched, including that there were errors in the examined figures on Forms EC8A and the Forms EC8B.
They expressed, “It is presented that when the votes credited to the gatherings by virtue of different mistakes recorded in passage 4.54(a) – (f) and (a) – (d), individually, above are deducted from the outcomes pronounced in the 11 central expresses, the under recorded figures currently speak to the general legitimate votes cast in the presidential decision hung on February 23, 2019 crosswise over Nigeria:
“Race result: PDP – 11, 262,978; APC – 15,191,847. Void votes: PDP – 1,836,896; APC – 5,988,097. New outcome: PDP – 9,426,082; APC – 9,203,750.”
Atiku and his gathering had by their request asked the five-man council driven by Justice Mohammed Garba to proclaim them the victor of the February 23, 2019 survey or invalidate Buhari’s decision. In their last location documented because of Buhari’s, the candidates raised five issues for assurance, including that Buhari was neither appropriately chosen by most of legitimate votes nor qualified to challenge as of the season of the decision.
The respondents had before, through their legal advisors, recorded their separate last locations. The council had fixed August 21 for appropriation of the last locations by the gatherings.