My case against INEC - Omoyele Sowore fumes

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According to Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), the recently concluded Nigerian presidential election results do not "reflect the will of the people."

This statement follows criticism of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for failing to transmit the results electronically to its portal.

Omoyele Sowore
Omoyele Sowore

Mahmood Yakubu, the commission's chairman, declared Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the winner of the election on Wednesday. According to Yakubu, the APC standard-bearer secured a total of 8,794,726 votes to win the election, while Sowore was only able to garner 14,608 votes.

In his state of the nation address on Wednesday, Sowore condemned the election, saying it "did not meet any legal requirements of what should be called a free, fair and credible election." He also stated that "before this election, I had said INEC wasn't ready for this election."

Sowore added that "Any figures, either for me or against me or them or against them that you see during this election were concocted and manufactured fraudulently." He went on to say that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Labour Party (LP), and New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) have also called for a fresh election and demanded the resignation of Yakubu as INEC chairperson.

In summary, Sowore and other opposition parties have criticized the Nigerian presidential election, alleging fraud and irregularities, and are calling for a fresh election and the resignation of the INEC chairman.

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