Nigeria’s opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday told the Presidential Election Tribunal that its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, defeated President Muhammadu Buhari, in his home state, Katsina State.
Salisu Maijigiri, who is the PDP’s state chairman in Katsina and was the party’s collation agent in the state, said the results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were untrue.
“We (PDP) are the one who won the election, not APC. APC scored 872,000 and PDP scored, 905,000,” Maijigiri told the tribunal.
“These are our own results, we collated in our state not the ones from the server,” he added.
The electoral body had declared that Buhari polled 1,232,133 votes to beat his closest challenger Abubakar who had 308,056 votes. Read more