Buba Galadima, a spokesman for the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, has insisted that the result of the presidential election which saw President Muhammadu Buhari emerge as winner, is not only false but criminal.
Galadima stated this on Tuesday while speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today.
He was reacting to claims by his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), that their votes had exceeded that of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
“INEC said what they wanted to say and in a democratic setting, we also have the right to disagree with INEC and produce evidence as to what has happened and it is part of our secret that when we reach the courtroom, we will show the world, not only Nigerians, that the elections were fraudulent and the announcement by INEC that Muhammadu Buhari won the presidential election is not only false but criminal.
“With the records available to us and from what we have gathered from the field and the other sources, our candidate Atiku Abubakar was the one that had overwhelmingly won the confidence and the votes of Nigerians to become the President of Nigeria and that will not be in dispute when we reach the courtroom,” Galadima said.
In a counter-petition to the earlier claims, the APC Campaign Council had asked the Inspector-General of Police and the Director-General of the Department of State Services to use their “good offices to investigate the hacking of and/or illegal tampering with the INEC server by the PDP”.
Galadima, however, claims it was a proof that they were jittery.
“They shouldn’t be jittery because they know that they didn’t perform. They know that they did not win the elections so they are resorting to blackmail and calling names,” he added.