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Election results were collated manually, not electronically. Atiku’s server results are false – INEC

PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in its reply through its lead counsel, Yunus Usman (SAN), to the petition filed by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, says that the alleged INEC server figures are false.

INEC added that it had no server where such electronically transmitted results could have been obtained.

Atiku had in his petition challenging the outcome of the February 23 presidential election said that according to results obtained from INEC server, he won the election with over 1.6million votes.

According to INEC however, there was no results in INEC server because the poll were not transmitted or collated electronically.

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INEC had declared the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, the winner of the election with 15,191,847 votes, while Atiku came second with 11,262,978 votes.

Atiku however alleged that data from INEC’s server shows that he got a total of 18,356,732 votes to defeat Buhari who got 16,741,430 votes.

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