NLNG Corporate Caring banner FirstGem 3rd anniversay lecture Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Election Server: INEC’s behaviour unfortunate — Obi

By News Express on 25/06/2019

Gmail icon

Views: 504

•PDP VP Candidate Peter Obi
•PDP VP Candidate Peter Obi

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in February 23, Presidential election Mr. Peter Obi, has reacted to Monday`s Presidential Election tribunal’s rejection of  Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, legal team request to inspect the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), describing the commission’s behaviour as unfortunate.

Obi, who was in court was reacting to a question from judicial correspondents, said he has always respected the ruling of courts even where it’s not favourable, but find it shocking that in this day and age INEC who is supposed to be an independent umpire of an election will argue against subjecting itself to scrutiny when ordinary referees in a football match subject themselves to Video Assisted Referee (VAR) and even go further to visit it to enable them make more informed decisions.

He noted that with the development it would be extremely difficult for INEC to convince any discerning mind that it set out to conduct a free and fair poll when it takes strange positions that clearly show otherwise to critical members of the public.

Obi finally said the situation is particularly more worrisome that it’s coming at a time most of the international bodies that monitored the election are giving it low mark.

Source News Express

Posted 25/06/2019 2:40:21 PM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Umahi to Elechi: My govt. not responsible for...

Boko Haram destroys 1,100 schools in 11 months...

Police arrest 3 for robbery

Herdsmen killings: Bereaved families protest as Buhari visits...

Eko 2012: Free food as National Sports Festival...

How we survived on half a loaf of...

How we intend to exit Oyo's current bankruptcy...

Ohanaeze, Igbo youths hail Atiku’s choice of Peter...

Security men attack LUTH doctors, injure 10

Deploy women to fight Boko Haram, Aisha Buhari...

22 suspects arrested over Kaduna violence

Ihedioha secures Afreximbank’s support

 

Latest News Bayelsa Guber: Jonathan was used by APC against PDP – Gov. Dickson Trader slams N45m suit on PDP, Saraki, Atiku, others over unauthorised use of photograph for campaign Akwa Ibom Assembly lashes Governor Emmanuel over poor quality roads 21 new kings in Ibadan lose crowns as court quashes case Irate youths machete rape suspect to death MAN, ICAN, oil producers, other stakeholders reject Buhari’s Finance Bill Nigeria loses N450bn annually to poor sanitation — Osinbajo Appeal Court affirms Ihedioha’s victory as Imo Governor Rivers serial killer: Court orders Police to produce second suspect Nigerian Army decorates 23 new Generals Corruption: Buhari asks NASS to speedily pass Special Crimes Court Bill Oyo PDP to APC: Only killers, thieves will celebrate Kogi election outcome

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (563,915 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (452,820 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (402,099 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (336,606 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (304,147 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (282,465 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (259,187 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (257,406 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (238,943 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (225,332 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (201,755 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (198,398 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (110) Business & Economy (4,579) Business Verdict (86) Columnists (1,144) Complaints & Requests (97) Enterprise & Opportunities (219) Entertainment (704) Features (845) Global Business Monitor (493) ICT Monitor (67) International (4,223) Interview (211) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (176) Maggie's Blog (490) News (54,154) Opinion (1,421) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,774) Religion (1,121) Sports (2,228) Stock Watch (40) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera