2019: Atiku Frets As INEC Adopts The Use Incident Forms

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The  of the  (PDP), Alhaji , has called on the  to adhere to its promise not to use incident forms for the 2019 general election.
Abubakar, in a statement issued by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe on Thursday in Abuja, said that he was worried about reports contrary to promises made by INEC that it would not use the incident forms.
He said that any change in the decision by INEC to reverse to use of incident forms was unacceptable to the PDP and to him.
According to him, any decision to use incident forms in Feb. 16 election is to encourage rigging.
Abubakar said that data from the 2015 elections showed that 75 percent of the almost 14 million people who voted without biometric accreditation in 2015 were linked to .
“There are no reliable and accurate means of knowing who those voters were and whether they were genuine voters or sham voters.
“This disproportionate number of voters who voted without biometric accreditation in 2015 affected the integrity of those elections and we hold the INEC to its oft-repeated promise not to use anything but the Smart Card Readers and PVCs for the ,’’ he said.
Abubakar said that the commission should remember that the world was watching and that Nigerians were alert to see if the present Chairman and board of INEC would place national interest above narrow interest.
He reminded the Chairman of the INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, of his promise to Nigerians at the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room National Stakeholders’ Forum on Elections which held in Abuja on Dec.10.
He said that Yakubu, at the event, assured Nigerians that the smart card reader had become an integral part of the electoral process and would be deployed for the conduct of the 2019 general elections.

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