Drama like PDP witness the party’s inflated results, witness the party

The key witness from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) caused drama on Thursday in the ongoing election tribunal for governor in Lafia, Nasarawa state.A witness, lawyer Ayiwulu Baba Ayiwulu, admitted to everyone’s surprise that his party had taken part in the results of the last election. in the state.

That’s what he said yesterday when he testified at the trial.

Ayiwulu told the court during the interrogation by the lawyers of the respondents, namely Adebayo Adelodu, SAN, for Governor Abdullahi Sule, Ishaka Muddie Dikko, SAN, for INEC and Mathew Burkah, SAN for APC political party, that he was working as it Commonwealth of Nations. Representative during the March 18 gubernatorial election.

He admitted that the figures in the affidavit, presented to the court by his party, may have contained some figures that did not match those of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) due to a wrong person. The witness confirmed that the BVAS screen showed as a show, the APC party won 293 votes in Vote 022,

He also explained that the APC got 169 votes but the representative got 167 votes even though he got 67 votes instead of 61 votes for PDP in EC8 form in Gayam, Ciroma, Kanje/Abuni, Azara, and Ashige.

Ayivulu said that based on the presentations to the court, the judges were able to determine the actual numbers scored by the parties in the said election.

The INEC attorney also raised issues regarding the identity of some of the PDP representatives who appeared as witnesses for the plaintiffs, noting that they had not been properly certified for the exercise.

The defendant’s lawyer, Jibrin Samuel Okutepa SAN, had previously provided him with two documents belonging to Godwin Udong Idioh, the IT chief of the INEC Department of State, but the plaintiffs’ lawyer objected to receiving the documents. Later, Okutepa asked for their case to be closed, which was signed by the presiding judge of the court,

Ajayi then adjourned the hearing until Friday to allow respondents to open their defenses.

However, the PDP candidate David Umbugadu rejected the election result due to bad behavior on the part of the committee.

So he went to court and asked them to change INEC’s decision and declare him the winner instead.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *