The Zikist-Buharist-Motion (ZBM), South East, has claimed that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, misplaced the 2019 presidential election owing to using card readers.
This was contained in a press release issued in Enugu on Monday by the group’s Secretary, Barr. Godwin Onwusi.
He spoke whereas reacting to a press release credited to the Vice Presidential Candidate of the PDP, Mr Peter Obi, that “the fraud which characterised this 12 months’s election has drastically undermined the nation’s democracy, its future and has considerably broken the continuing combat in opposition to all vices and tainted the integrity of these accountable.”
Faulting Obi, the ZBM mentioned “the fraud and violence should not substantial sufficient to vitiate the final election. We perceive the place His Excellency, Peter Obi is coming from, an period when as Governor in 2011, the then President Goodluck Jonathan obtained thousands and thousands of votes in Anambra, Imo, Abia, Ebonyi and Enugu states. That period is gone, due to the ever-present Card Reader, which makes rigging at collation heart cumbersome.”
Whereas insisting that Buhari was a respecter of the rule of regulation going by his stand on the upcoming supplementary elections, Onwusi mentioned, “Could we ask Peter Obi, what their pillar of assist, ex-president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo might have executed if his most important strongholds – Kano and Bauchi are threatened and hanging on the cliff-hanger of inconclusive elections?”
On how Buhari obtained more votes than Kano, Katsina, and Bauchi states governors if his election was free, honest and clear, the group added “Obi ought to recall that Buhari has a treasure Vote-Financial institution of 12 million voters, which since his first outing in 2003 presidential election had surfaced, and resurfaced in 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019.
“It’s doable Obi was a type of who thought Atiku will erode the Aminu Kano custom within the North, which Buhari not solely inherited, however epitomise. It’s a custom of integrity quotient and prudence administration of public finance. Atiku is deficit on this custom and the votes mirrored it.”
They added that “ZBM understanding is that Obi is a type of who did not cause that the day His Excellency, Atiku Abubakar was rigged was when the Ohaneze Ndigbo, Afenifere, Center Belt Discussion board and PANDEF of the South South, adopted Atiku as their son, therefore exercised him from his kinsmen and neighbour within the North East and North West respectively. Our custom frowns at adoption of somebody’s son with out permission.
“Can Obi inform Nigerians a greater methodology of offering employment and diversifying our economic system for development, than probably the most bold and big important infrastructural improvement embarked upon by President Buhari? It’s on report that Buhari has launched into the development of 5,000 kilometers of federal roads, 5,000 kilometers of Customary Gauge Rail strains, further 5,000 megawatts of electrical energy and self sufficiency in meals manufacturing. His re-election means continuity.”
The Buhari group appealed to “all these patriots and even bigots who wished to see Buhari’s again; to please come phrases to the truism that the 2019 presidential election had come and gone and due to this fact ought to as a matter of pressing nationwide significance be a part of palms with Mr President to maneuver the nation ahead.”