Why INEC’s result transmission portal was shutdown? Details emerge

  • More revelations about the just-concluded 2023 presidential polls have begun to surface in its aftermath
  • A chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Ekene Enefe, said the opposition parties were responsible for the shutdown of the iREV portal
  • He revealed that INEC shutdown its result transmission portal due to intel that the opposition flew in Russian and Israeli hackers

FCT, Abuja – Ekene Enefe, the contact mobilisation of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, has revealed why INEC failed to transmit election results.

According to Enefe, the opposition political parties flew in Russian and Israeli hackers to manipulate the election results.

Mahmood Yakubu, INEC
APC campaign campaign council alleged that opposition parties employ Russian, Israeli hackers to sabotage INEC’s server. Photo: INEC
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He made this known during an interview at the Abuja studio of Arise TV on Friday, March 29.

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The APC chieftain said INEC’s server was shut down to prevent chaos and mitigate the attempt to steal the will of Nigerians.

His words:

“Each party has a situation room, they’ve known the result, and they knew they were losing, and want to cling to something, and what they want to cling on is the transmission of the results in the portal.

“But people don’t know how many times INEC’s server was hacked and attacked, and this was done by political parties that brought in Russia and Israeli hackers. I’m just giving you an intelligence report that I am privileged to.

“..to hack into INEC server and to transmit their own result and create chaos.”

When asked if the alleged hacking also had something to do with the APC, Enefe said:

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“None of them succeeded. That’s what the election to the best of my knowledge was not transmitted.”

2023 Presidency: Post-Election Report Reveals Inconsistencies in Rivers, Imo Election Results

Meanwhile, the aftermath of the 2023 presidential polls has been brought to the fore in Yiaga Africa’s post-election report.

According to the report, inconsistencies were discovered at the polling units in two notable states.

Rivers and Imo state elections were flagged as the two states where irregularities were discovered.

2023 Elections: INEC Chairman Under Fire Over Alleged Violation of Electoral Act

In another development, a lawyer based in Anambra state has called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Christopher Enemuo accused the INEC chairman of outright manipulation of elections conducted by the commission on Saturday, February 25.

According to Enemuo, INEC, led by Mahmood Yakubu, failed to align itself with the provisions of the Electoral Act during the past election.

Source: Legit.ng

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