Fayose Attacks Buhari Over Inconclusive Elections
The former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has expressed concerns over the outcome of the general elections that have seen at least 6 state's electoral processes declared inconclusive.
After the final results were declared, with supplementary elections scheduled to hold in Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Kano, Plateau and Sokoto, Mr Fayose shared a post on Twitter, saying President Muhammadu Buhari's statement on leaving a legacy of conducting a free, fair and credible election in Nigeria was not a realistic feat.
"Buhari saying his priority is to leave a legacy of free, fair and credible elections is like Oyenusi, Shina Rambo, Anini and Evans the kidnapper promising to leave legacy of a crime free Nigeria," he said.
Mr Fayose also linked the outcome of the election to President Buhari's refusal to sign the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill.
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The bill was turned down for the 4th time in December, But Fayose believes "President Buhari should have signed the Electoral Act amendment to allow for E-Collation of results and use of Card Readers (Strictly) for accreditation to demonstrate his belief in free, fair and credible elections, but he refused".
Mr Fayose, who is facing trial for allegedly benefiting from the arms deal money Colonel Sambo Dasuki was held for, is a critic of President Buhari and a member of the opposition People's Democratic Party which lost the bid to return to power in the February 23 election.
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