Coalition Writes Electoral Physique, INEC, Lists 10 Alleged Rigging Plans By Fee Forward Of 2023 Elections

By siteadmin A coalition of human rights organisations below the aegis of Worldwide Faculty of

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A coalition of human rights organisations below the aegis of Worldwide Faculty of Democracy and Human Rights has accused the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) of trying to rig the 2023 normal elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The group in a letter to the INEC Chairman Prof Mahmood Yakubu, by means of INEC Chairman, Data and Voter Schooling, Festus Okoye, listed what they described as “20 residents’ disenfranchisement and 10 election rigging plots forward of the 2023 Common Elections significantly the Presidential phase.”

The letter, which SaharaReporters obtained on Thursday, is titled: “40 Professors, 10 Int’l Students, Two Revered American/Swiss Rights Campaigners, 20 PhDs, 20 Attorneys, 19 Northern Clerics, 11 Japanese CSO Leaders And Different Revered Democracy And Human Rights Consultants Write To INEC, Exposing 30 Residents’ Disenfranchisement And Election-Rigging Plots And Strongly Request Them To Be Critically Addressed And Tackled Headlong In Addition To 16-Level Calls for Forward Of The 2023 Common Elections.”
Amongst different calls for, the group gave INEC seven days from the date of receipt of their letter to deal with the issues raised,
“Addressing the difficulty of registration of aliens throughout borders together with Southern Niger Republic and shutting of the identical and quick deletion from the Nationwide Register of Voters of these already captured, if true.
“A number of the alleged disenfranchisement and rigging plots are; “Non-issuance or discriminatory issuance of PVCs to registered voters on the grounds of their ethnicity or faith
“Registration of minors and aliens as voters with intent to roguishly out-populate different authentic members of the overall inhabitants and preserve false demographic numerical superiority over others
“Official padding on steady foundation of the voting figures of specific ethno-religious members of the overall voting inhabitants with intent to repeatedly out-populate others and rig elections such because the Presidential Ballot in favor of the appointing authorities or establishments or favored one other.
“Organising or sponsoring group violence in opposition to one other group/residents searching for to be registered as voters in order to massively disenfranchise them on the grounds of their tribe and faith.
“Instigation of group violence and different coordinated assaults in opposition to members of a specific voting inhabitants on the grounds of their religion and tribe for objective of massively disenfranchising them, as was broadly the case in non-native areas of Lagos, Kano, Plateau, FCT, Kaduna and others within the 2019 Presidential and Governorship Elections.
“Padding up by malicious electoral officers utilizing crooked pc software program, of voting figures and inflation of outcomes to favor the favored candidates. Programming of voting capturing machines for widespread failures, to be focused on the opposition strong-holds for the aim of mass disenfranchisement of members of the affected voting inhabitants,” amongst different allegations.
The 13-page letter was signed by Prof Jerry Chukwuokolo, Dr. Patrick Mbum, Rev Dr Ahaz Taye, and Emeka Umeagbalasi amongst others.

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Supply: Sahara Reporters.