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2019 Elections: Atiku Reveals New Strategy APC Plotting To Rig Election With

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What Atiku Said In His Easter Message To Nigerians

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has disclosed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is importing foreigners fom neighbouring Niger and Chad Republics to help rig the 2019 election in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari

Naija News recalls that two governors from Niger Republic — Issa Moussa of Zinder and Zakiri Umar of Maradi — were part of those who received President Buhari in Kano during his campaign.

The visit had triggered criticism from Nigerians who alleged foreign interference in the electoral process.

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had asked INEC fo disqualify Buhari from the presidential election over the development.

However, INEC director of Voter Education and Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, stated that the presence of the two governors did not violate any Nigerian law.

Speaking during the PDP presidential rally in Benin on Saturday, the former Vice-President charged members of the party to protect their votes by not allowing rigging.

“You have seen how they are bringing people from the neighbouring countries of Niger and Chad.

“They want to use them to rig the February 16 election, they are coming into your country and turn you to slave, so you should not allow it.

“I appeal to you to vote for PDP and after voting, you should stay there till they count the votes, because if you leave, they will cheat you and rig the election and if you allow them, they are rigging your future,” Atiku said.

“If you look at the register today, 70 per cent are young men and young women and this means that we have to prepare you to take over leadership of this country and also have a meaningful carrier so that you will succeed in whatever you want to do.

“We are not like APC. You know what the PDP has done for this country, when we came in 1999, oil was $11 and we save money to pay our debt, brought GSM technology and everything to this country. We want to continue on that part of prosperity, so you must vote for us.”


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Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.