In response to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, arguing in court today that Bola Ahmed Tinubu only needs 16 percent of the votes in the Federal Capital Territory, or FCT, and not 25 percent, in order to be declared the winner of the most recent presidential election, Kenneth Okonkwo just now responded on social media...CONTINUE READING.
It is no longer news that Peter Gregory Obi of the Labour Party and Alhaji Waziri Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) filed a petition at the election tribunal against INEC and Tinubu to challenge the victory of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. In their petition, they emphasized that INEC ought to not have announced Tinubu as winner of the election because the former Lagos governor failed to score up to 25% of FCT votes.
Several sittings have been held since the sitting began and the case is still ongoing. Meanwhile, in the court sitting today, INEC argued that Tinubu needs only 16% of the votes in FCT to be declared winner not 25% of the votes.
Kenneth Okonkwo while reacting in a post, mentioned that is surprising that INEC made such remarks. Speaking further, Okonkwo revealed that INEC also admitted that Tinubu did not score up to 25% of the votes in FCT yet they asked the court to overlook it as FCT to them is a state.
In addition, Kenneth Okonkwo made this statement in a recent post via his official Twitter handle….CONTINUE READING.
Below is a screen capture of the post