2023 presidency: Read full details of what former southeast governor has asked INEC to do
- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been urged to ensure it rights all the wrongs experienced in the collation of the 2023 presidential election
- The call was made to INEC by a former governor of Anambra State, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, on Thursday, March 2
- According to the former governor, the election cannot be cancelled because of the enormous amount of money spent on it
A former governor of Anambra state, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, on Thursday, March 2, condemned the call to cancel the 2023 presidential elections conducted across Nigeria.
Speaking as a guest on Arise TV, Ezeife said that it would be wrong to cancel the polls considering the large sum of financial and other resources expended on the just concluded election.
He said cancelling the election would only result in a colossal waste of resources, especially money, should Nigeria cancel the election.
What INEC must do about the 2023 presidential election
However, the former governor urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to right all the anomalies and illegalities experienced during polling and collating the results across the country.
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He said INEC could achieve this if the electoral body took a bold step and revisited all the materials used in the elections right from the polling units and addressed some of the issues raised by the aggrieved parties.
Noting that Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, was the clear winner of the 2023 polls, Ezeife said he is a firm believer in Project Nigeria.
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The 2023 flagbearer of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has called on every Nigerian, especially supporters of his presidential ambition, to remain calm and law-abiding.
Obi’s call for calm comes at the peak of controversies surrounding the coalition of the just concluded 2023 presidential elections across Nigeria.
A Twitter user, Goodluck Okeechukwu, in a video post made on Tuesday, February 28, said his friend had met Obi on board a flight from Asaba, Delta state capital city, to Abuja.
“Peter Obi is a man of few words, can’t be intimidated,” Former Governor Ayo Fayose warns
Ayo Fayose, a former governor of Ekiti state, described Peter Obi of the Labour Party as a man of few words.
The ex-governor also urged Nigeria’s next president to ensure that he works with Peter for the good of the Nigerian masses.
According to Fayose, the former Anambra state governor has become an institution in Nigeria’s political space.