The computation of presidential election outcomes filed earlier than the elections petition tribunal by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, reveals that every one accredited votes solid in 33 states of the federation have been shared between him and President Muhammadu Buhari.
Mr Buhari was declared the winner for a second time period of 4 years with 15,191,847 votes to defeat Mr Abubakar who polled 11,262,978 votes. The 2 acquired lion share of the 27,324,583 legitimate votes recorded within the election. Over 1.2 million votes have been additionally voided in the middle of the election.
Nonetheless, excerpts of courtroom filings revealed by PREMIUM TIMES give Mr Abubakar’s state by state breakdown of votes which, he claims, positioned him forward of Mr Buhari with 18,356,732 in opposition to the incumbent’s 16,741,430 votes. The result’s unique of figures from Rivers State.
Mr Abubakar’s purported end result implies that no invalid votes have been recorded within the 33 states, and not one of the 71 different presidential candidates obtained any rating.
In three states; Abia, Bauchi and Cross River, the paperwork present that the 2 candidates collectively acquired votes greater than the variety of accredited voters.
Mr Abubakar claims that he obtained the outcomes from the server of the electoral fee, INEC.
The doc is included within the petition filed by Mr Abubakar in a go well with in search of his declaration because the validly elected president.
The purported end result reveals that Mr Abubakar defeated the incumbent president by a margin of 1.6 million votes.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed the alleged figures as a product of the opposition’s “hallucination.”
Totally different end result:
Opposite to Mr Abubakar’s computation, INEC’s official end result obtained from the electoral fee’s web site present that every one the 73 candidates who participated within the election scored some votes.
The end result confirmed that 71 different candidates within the election shared the remnants of 869,758 legitimate votes collated.
The one that got here a distant third within the election, Felix Nicholas, of the Peoples Coalition Get together (PCP) scored a complete of 110,196 votes.
He was adopted by Obadiah Mailafia of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) who polled 97.874.
Gbor Terwase of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) clinched the fifth place with 66,851 votes.
Candidates with least scores are Angela Johnson of Alliance for a United Nigeria (AUN) with 1,092, Abah Elaigwu of Change Advocacy Get together (CAP) with 1,111 and Edosomwon Johnson of the Nigeria Democratic Congress Get together (NDCP) with 1,192 votes.
The Atiku end result
In Mr Abubakar’s residence state of Adamawa, the place INEC formally declared Mr Abubakar winner with 412,266 in opposition to Mr Buhari’s 377,488, Mr Abubakar claims that he acquired 646,080 out of the entire 815,680 accredited voters with Mr Buhari scoring 161,600. The end result present solely the 2 acquired all of the potential votes.
In Akwa Ibom, Mr Abubakar and Buhari, in response to the computation, acquired all of the votes by the 925,370 accredited voters with Mr Abubakar polling 587,431 votes forward of Mr Buhari’s 337,939.
It’s one other clear sweep in Enugu as Mr Abubakar claimed that the state’s 965,940 accredited voters gave him 698,119 as in opposition to 267,821 for Mr Buhari.
The 1,169,303 voters accredited in Sokoto State, in response to the purported end result, all shared their votes between Mr Abubakar (552,172) and Mr Buhari (617,131).
Mr Abubakar’s 442,380 votes allegedly polled in Taraba and Mr Buhari’s 188,389 votes put collectively characterize 630,769 whole accredited votes for the state.
Yobe’s 750,745 accredited votes, Mr Abubakar claims, have been shared in whole between him and Mr Buhari who acquired 443,904 in opposition to Mr Abubakar’s 306,841
In Zamfara, the end result reveals that whole accredited votes of 792,796 have been shared between Messrs Abubakar and Buhari with the previous having 379,022 whereas the latter acquired 413,774.
Apart the exactitude between summation of figures for the 2 candidates and the variety of accredited voters, there are different points which can be both arithmetic errors or over voting.
In Abia, for instance, 853,050 have been recorded as “accredited voters (precise)” however the sum of the votes allotted to Mr Abubakar and Buhari alone, outshot the accredited voters by 10,000.
Mr Abubakar, in response to the end result, polled 664,659 whereas Mr Buhari obtained 198,391.
It’s a related case in Bauchi, the place the entire for Messrs Abubakar and Buhari’s purported votes outnumber whole accredited voters by 287 votes.
Mr Abubakar claims 187,668 votes a far cry from 854,037 the doc stated Mr Buhari obtained. The summation involves 1,041,705 whereas the doc offers the entire accredited voters as 1,041,418.
In Cross River, the doc reveals that votes obtained by the 2 main candidates quantity to 691,640 which is greater than the 690,890 accredited voters’ determine by a complete of 750 votes.
Tribunal Continues Sitting
The presidential election petition tribunal has continued to listen to Mr Abubakar’s petition in opposition to Mr Buhari’s victory.
On Monday, the tribunal granted Mr Abubakar and the PDP the permission to serve the petition on Mr Buhari and the APC by way of substituted means.
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