Former vice chairman and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has insisted that the end result from the server of the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) confirmed he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari.
In his submission to the presidential election tribunal, the previous vice chairman gave the “distinctive MAC handle and Microsoft product ID of the INEC server” from the place the outcomes have been obtained.
INEC official outcomes exhibits that Buhari polled 15,191,847, whereas Atiku got here second with 11,262,978 votes. However Atiku informed the tribunal that he polled a complete of 18,356,732 votes to Buhari’s 16,741,430 votes.
Abubakar and the PDP insisted that the handle of the server from which the outcomes have been obtained are distinctive to INEC.
“The Servers from which the mentioned figures have been derived belong to the primary Respondent (INEC). The figures and votes have been transmitted to the primary Respondent’s Presidential End result’s Server 1 and thereafter aggregated in INEC_PRES_RSLT_SRV2019, whose Bodily Handle or distinctive Mac Handle is 94-57-A5-DC-64-B9 with Microsoft Product ID 00252-7000000000-AA535. The above descriptions are distinctive to the 15t Respondent’s Server,” they mentioned.
“There isn’t any conjecture within the votes and scores within the desk pleaded by the Petitioners. The figures are factual. The Spokesperson for the 2nd Respondent’s Marketing campaign Group overtly admitted that the information in query was within the first Respondent’s Server when he wrote and submitted a petition to the Inspector Normal of Police and the Director Normal of the Division of State Providers (DSS) asking the Safety companies to research the 2nd Petitioner herein for allegedly hacking into the Server of the 1St Respondent and acquiring the information in query.
“Particularly, Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, the Spokesperson of the 2nd Respondent claimed within the mentioned petition that it was the primary Petitioner who smuggled the information into the Server.”
Atiku and the PDP additionally alleged the INEC chairman “dedicated grave errors within the ultimate collation train” for the election by “falsely crediting” some individuals with political events, together with “Okotie Christopher, Reverend Dr. Onwubuya and Ojinika Jeff Chinze.”
“The grave errors referred to in paragraphs four and 5 above have been underneath the arms and signature of the primary Respondent’s Chairman, (who was additionally the Returning Officer) within the conduct of the ultimate collation of the outcomes of the Presidential Election,” they added.
“The Petitioners state that the ultimate outcomes as declared by the primary respondent are those who have been transmitted on-line to the web site of the primary Respondent (www inecnigeria.org).” He added.