Atiku Abubakar has said he is not convinced his vote will count in the ongoing governorship and House of Assembly elections. Abubakar, defeated presidential candidate of the PDP, said he believed that the last elections were marred by a lot of malpractices.
According to him, the participation of the military in electoral process it is unconstitutional and unlawful Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, in the last presidential election that was conducted on Saturday, February 23, has expressed of loss of faith in the electoral process. The Nation reports that Atiku who on Saturday, March 9, voted at the governorship and House of Assembly elections in Adamawa state disclosed that he is not convinced his vote will count. Atiku, who voted about 12.30 pm at his Ajiya ward in Yola north local government area, said the low turnout was evident of loss of faith in the electoral process by the people.
According to him, “Suddenly, I’m not convinced that my vote will count. You can see a very low voter turnout. I believe the last elections were marred by a lot of malpractices.” Speaking about the on how the situation corrected, he said: “It requires the coming together of all Nigerians and the leadership to be able to redress all the challenges we face in the last elections.” “I particularly abhor the participation of the military in electoral process. It’s absolutely unconstitutional and unlawful.”