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PDP rejects presidential election results, seeks legal redress

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PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP), has rejected results of the presidential elections announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

National chairman, of the party, Uche Secondus, while addressing newsmen in Abuja, said the results are “incorrect and unacceptable” to the party.

He said the party discovered “irregularities” in results announced from some states, alleging that the current administration “colluded” with INEC and security agencies to manipulate results from polling units across the country.

In his words, “our collation centers have the original results from all the polling units in the country. That is from where we are going to reclaim our  results,”.

“The results are incorrect and unacceptable to our party. Officials of the APC working with INEC have decided to alter results to affect our people. This must now be resisted by every well-meaning Nigerian.

“INEC must live up to its responsibility. They are under pressure. We have the facts and when the time comes, we will release them.”

Meanwhile, the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar had  in a statement said the PDP is going to court to challenge the result.

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