“We were disenfranchised” – Kwankwaso says NNPP’s performance was affected by poor logo printing

The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has expressed dissatisfaction over what he described as poor printing of the party’s logo by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. 

He said what the commission presented as the NNPP logo was enough to cancel the February 25 election. 

He added that many of his supporters were disenfranchised. 

Kwankwaso, who stated this on Thursday (March 30) during the National Executive Committee meeting of the party in Abuja, threatened to seek redress in court if INEC did not look into the situation in subsequent elections. 

He said: “I think this is an opportunity to disclose that all our members were unhappy with how our logo was presented on ballot papers. Sadly, we had to face these challenges at the last minute. The majority of people, including my humble self, struggled very hard to identify our logo. I believe our party will sit down now and work out how to present our logo in the coming election. 

“My appeal to either INEC is that one of the problems of our logo is the quality of printing, and now we are going for elections in three or four states. 

“We don’t want to be in a hurry to go to court on some of these issues. But I believe under normal circumstances, what INEC presented as our logo in a civilized society, is good enough to cancel the national election. We were disenfranchised.”

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