The Director-General Obi/Datti Presidential Campaign Council, Akwa Ibom State chapter, Capt. Augustine Okon, on Friday expressed confidence that the mandate given to Peter Obi during the just concluded presidential elections would be recovered through legal means.
Obi while addressing a conference on Thursday indicated his readiness to challenge the result of the election.
Okon said, “The PCC Akwa Ibom State has collated enough evidence to prove that His Excellency Peter Obi won the election in Akwa Ibom State and will liaise with the legal team to ensure that the stolen mandate is recovered.
We Have Evidence To Prove Obi Won Akwa-Ibom State – PCC
“You are aware that prior to the election, the INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, had promised Nigerians that all unit results will be uploaded to the IReV portal from such units through BVAS. But without any notification or explanation, INEC proceeded to manually collate and announce the so-called election results.”
Meanwhile, the South-West leadership of the Big Tent Campaign Council, an independent campaign group of the Labour Party presidential candidate in the February 25 election on Friday said INEC failed to comply with its own rules in the conduct of the elections.
Addressing newsmen in Osogbo the South-West Coordinator of the group, Mr Lanre Fadahunsi, said there were video proofs of INEC’s non-compliance with the guidelines it set for the conduct of the election.