Friday, 1 March 2019

Atiku presents 6 demands to the federal government. Click to know the demands

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples
Democratic Party (PDP) in last week’s
election, Alh. Atiku Abubakar has presented a
six-point demand to the Federal Government
.
Top on the demand was unfreezing of
opposition politicians’ bank accounts.
Another major demand presented to the
former Head of State and Chairman of the
National Peace Committee, (NPC) Geneneral
Abdulsalam Abubakar (rtd) was
demilitarisarion of subsequent polls.
Gen. Abubakar led members of the committee
to a meeting with Atiku and his running mate,
Mr. Peter Obi in Abuja yesterday night.
The NPC is expected to meet President
Muhammadu Buhari government with the
demands .
Other demands by Atiku were:
*That accreditation of voters should take
place before voting in subsequent elections.
*That there should be no deployment of the
military in subsequent elections.
* That INEC should open its back end server to
all participating parties.
*That there should be a release of all
politicians detained illegally by FG.
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A source at the meeting disclosed that Atiku
“warned that tensions are building up in the
land.”
NPC team included Cardinal John Onaiyekan,
Bishop Kukah and Rev. Fr Atta Barkindo.
Atiku and his team informed the group that
the election of Feb 23 was the worst in 20
years since the country returned to
democratic rule. and that it was marked by
brazen rigging with no consideration to the
will of the people.
They listed the following as issues they had
with the Presidential polls:
*Deployment of the military was
unconstitutional and in breach of Supreme
Court judgement.
*That resultantly, a lot of malpractices
between the INEC officers, the ruling party
and the military took place to undermine the
votes/voters of the PDP.
*That there was collaboration between INEC
and FG to undermine the sanctity of the votes
of the people.
*That this is the worst election in 20 years. No
improvement from 2015.
It was learnt that Gen. Abdusalam and his
team pleaded with the PDP flag bearer to
avoid anything that could jeopardise the
nation’s peaceful co-existence.
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