ELECTION 2019: GROUP BERATES UK GOVERNMENT FOR CONGRATULATING BUHARI

A pro-democracy group, Mandate Protection Vanguard (MPV), has disagreed with the British government over President Buhari’s re-election.

The group also expressed disappointment in the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, for sending a congratulatory message to Buhari, accusing her of endorsing illegality. In a statement sent to journalists on Thursday, February 28 by its national president, Hon. Celestine Eromonsele, the group said the just concluded elections in Nigeria cannot be acceptable in the United Kingdom.

Eromonsele urged the prime minister to independently seek for information from unbiased observers on what transpired on Saturday, February 23.

What started as a peaceful election ended up being one of the most horrible daylight rape of our democracy. Ballot boxes were snatched and some destroyed by fire.

Card readers were stolen and many tampered with to accept without verification and in many places card readers were not used at all.

Pre-thumb printed ballot papers were stuffed into the ballot box. Breach of the INEC security measure was evident with the use of 2015 stamps.

Multiple voting by illegally acquired PVCs was used by APC members. Impersonations by people voting more than 20 times with different cards.

We ask Theresa May whether the standard used to conduct last Saturday’s presidential election in Nigeria where so many people died, ballot boxes snatched, military personnel deployed to the strongholds of the major opposition party, PDP to disenfranchise voters are what she termed free, fair and credible?” the group queried.

The MPV also called on the European Union and the United States government not to congratulate President Buhari’s so called re-election.

We hereby call on United States and the European Union not to tow the path of Theresa May. We urge EU to reject the election in the name of fairness.

America is known for justice, European Union should stand firm against the sham and r*pe of of democracy going on in Nigeria,” the group stated.

Meanwhile, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies for their dedication and professionalism during the elections.

The mission in a statement signed by Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf; former Liberian president and leader of the ECOWAS observation mission, noted that the voting process went on smoothly despite the widespread delays witnessed at the commencement of the polls.

ECOWAS also applauded the effective presence of security agencies at various polling units for maintaining peaceful order and curtailing outbreak of violence experienced in some places.

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