The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, asked the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, to vacate office.
PDP explained that Yakubu should leave office because the electoral system of the country under his leadership was ruined by the invasion of the polls, the suppression of voters and the filling of stolen urns.
In a statement by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP accused the INEC of having canceled the results and of attributing manufactured results to political parties.
The statement reads: “The INEC Chairman should accept his failures and vacate office without
further delay. This is because there is no way Nigerians can continue to repose confidence in the commission under his watch.
“Of course, not under an electoral commission that condones the invasion of polling units, suppression of voters and stuffing of snatched ballot boxes; an INEC that cancels results in places where election held peacefully while announcing fabricated results allocated to its favored
political party as valid votes.
“The PDP totally rejects attempts by INEC to shift the blames for its failures to other political parties. It is on record that our party had consistently pointed to infractions created and allowed by INEC to
facilitate rigging in elections.
‘While calling on Nigerians to remain calm, the PDP charges Prof. Yakubu and the INEC leadership under him to do the needful by vacating offices to save our electoral system from complete collapse.”