Atiku: Why I led PDP protest at INEC headquarters

Our reporter| The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the just concluded election, Atiku Abubakar on Monday explained why he led party members on a protest march at the national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Abuja.

Atiku, who led party chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, other party leaders, and supporters during the protest at INEC headquarters, said all the provisions of the current Electoral law were completely contravened.

Speaking to reporters outside of the gate of INEC headquarter in Abuja, the former vice president also vowed that the protest would continue.

“All the provisions of the current Electoral law have been completely contravened. We were protesting and then INEC was not listening and went on to announce the result, he said.

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“That is why we are protesting. We have the right to protest and it will continue for a very long time, either every day or any other day.

“We have the right to protest under the constitution, and it doesn’t stop us from going to the court,” he said.

According to INEC, Atiku and his Labour Party counterpart Peter Obi lost the Feb. 25 Presidential election to the APC’s Bola Tinubu.

The former Vice President came in second position behind the winner and President-elect Tinubu.

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