The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, “invented” outcomes of the closing presidential election to prove his case at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal.
INEC in its reaction on Thursday on the tribunal in Abuja disowned Atiku’s purportedly figures and effects sheet attributed to a website, factsdontlie.Com and that the website INTERNET site described as www.Factsdontlieng.Com turned into neither created nor owned by INEC.
INEC stated the results have been “invented” completely for the petition and that it “does not share information with such an unclassified entity and any information purportedly derived there from which does now not accord with the result as declared through INEC isn’t always actual but rather turned into invented for the purpose” of the tribunal, in line with excerpts of the filings In the 291-page reaction, INEC said it did not transmit results via electronic channels, however used manual collation as stipulated by the LAW. It, but, did not say whether or not it collated results from throughout the united states and compiled them on an Internet-enabled laptop.
“INEC in particular denies the lifestyles of electronic transmission of results and it’s unknown to the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended),” it said. Mr Buhari was declared winner of the polls with about three.Nine million votes. He can be sworn in for a second term on May 29. “The 1st Respondent does not share records with such an unclassified entity and any records purportedly derived therefrom which does not accord with the result as declared through the 1st Respondent isn’t authentic but was invented for the motive of this case.”