The People’s Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has said that all hope is not lost, in spite of the declaration of President Buhari as the winner of Saturday’s election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
He had in an earlier statement rejected the outcome of the election, saying he was heading to court.
Atiku at a world press conference in Abuja, commended Nigerians for choosing democracy and for voting for him on Saturday, urging them to remain calm.
He said that democracy is the government of the people and by the people only when the people’s choice prevails. He alleged that on the election day, Nigerians witnessed the implementation of grand theft of the people’s will.
Atiku said that it was curious that the PDP’s margin of victory in states outside the South/East and South/South were extremely slim across board, describing it again as a statistical impossibility. He added that the figures declared by INEC as results of February 23rd elections do not add up at all.