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CNR News – Barely 24hours of the 9th National assembly election, and having elected all the leaders into various offices, from Senate president/deputy and Speaker/Deputy house of representatives, all leaders where elected under the All progressive Congress (APC).

uniformed Buharist have taken to social media to blast and mock  a Politician, an Atikulated Youth Ambassador, A PDP member  and  a strong supporter of Atiku,  Comr Akpa Francis, who has never relented in the struggle towards actualizing the stolen mandate.

In a different comments on social media they have asked Comr Akpa Francis to back out of the whole struggle towards the actualization of the Atiku’s mandate, saying:

 President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday prayed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to strike out the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar challenging his re-election for being fundamentally defective.

See the different comments below:

A social media user identified as Christopher Unuanyoke posted in a forum saying:

The basket mouth of this and the kakaki of Atikulooters has never been heard of for days now. How marker Comrade Francis Akpa?!. What can you say of all your support for Ali Ndume against his party?!

Another social media user identified as Charles Chidiebere Ani said:

Up next is the result from the back end server. Comr Akpa Francis what is it looking like?

The other person identify as Ibrahim Ahmed Uthman kyauta also posted on a platform, said:

Just in: election tribunal dismisses petition against Buhari’s victory, Comr Akpa, how market.

Responding to all the comments, Comr Akpa Francis only has few words to say to them:

” My support for my principal is unshakable, only time shall tell, No backing out, no surrender, AAiscoming”

READ:

The PDP’s presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar in the February 23, 2019 election and his party are challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress at the poll.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, Buhari and the APC are the respondents to the petition.

INEC had declared that Buhari and APC the winner of the February 23 election polling 15,191,847 votes to defeat his closest rival, Atiku, who polled 11,262,978 votes.

But Atiku and the PDP, in their petition filed on March 18 to challenge the outcome of the poll, contended that “from the data” obtained from INEC’s server, “the true, actual and correct results” showed that they polled a total of 18,356,732 votes to defeat Buhari whom the result from the sever showed  he scored 16,741,430 votes.

By calculation, Atiku and PDP claimed to have defeated Buhari by 1,615,302 votes.

However, in its reply filed on April 10 to counter the petition, INEC urged the tribunal to dismiss the petition, insisting that the petitioners’ claims were false.

This was said, through its lead counsel, Yunus Usman (SAN), that it collated the results of the election manually and never transmitted them electronically.

They added that  they kept no server where results could have been transmitted electronically and stored as alleged by the petitioners.

However, the petitioners, in their application filed on May 8,  maintained that INEC kept “central servers” in which “information was recorded and stored in database packets relating to accreditation of voters and transmission of results from the presidential election”.

They seek to be permitted to inspect the said servers and the card readers used for the conduct of the poll, examine and analyse the information obtained from them.

They also prayed for the tribunal’s permission to be allowed to file a report of their inspection, examination and analysis of the content of the facilities.

The applicants filed 13 grounds to back their application and their claims in it.

They added that “the Electoral Act, 2010 (as amended) itself acknowledges network data by recognition given to the website of the Independent National Electoral Commission in section 71 of the Electoral Act, 2010 (as amended). We also submit that section 84 of the Evidence Act, 2011 recognises computer data, and evidence generated therefrom.

“Thus, the general framework of the law accommodates such data retrievable from computers, of which a server is a storage component.”

Maintaining that INEC deployed the servers for the conduct of the February 23 poll, they said as part of the grounds of their application, “the results of the election were electronically transmitted to the 1st respondent’s Central Server”.

Will, the application along with another one filed on May 5 would be heard by the tribunal on June 13.

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