Dele Momodu, a well-known media executive and member of the PDP, stated in a public statement that his party was aware of a contentious decision made by Professor Mahmud Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). CONTINUE READING>>>>>
Momodu asserted that INEC had intended to announce the winner of the February 25 presidential elections late at night, despite many reports of irregularities that had tainted the election.
Dele Momodu, who had served as a spokesperson for the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, firmly asserted during an interview on the “Political Paradigm” programme on Channels TV that In order to resolve the issues voiced by the opposition parties, Professor Yakubu should have stopped the collation of polling unit results, but he chose not to do so, showing a rush to complete the election.
Momodu further expressed his doubts that the INEC Chairman had planned the announcement of the winner in advance. Yakubu was acting as if he were competing in a sprint for an Olympic medal, the speaker claimed. How can you hold an election that has so many flaws, with people complaining about these problems, and then not take the time to pay attention to and investigate their complaints? We were informed that the INEC Chairman will announce the winner on that certain evening.
According to Momodu, The late-night statement was widely expected because it looked that the INEC Chairman was being encouraged or under pressure to move the process along. The credibility of the presidential election that took place on February 25 has been a subject of ongoing discussion. This revelation by a prominent PDP member has stoked doubts about the fairness and transparency of the electoral process. ….. Continue Your Reading