Ex State Speaker Blames INEC For Low Turnout Of Voters


Prof Alli Ahmed, former speaker, Kwara State House Of Assembly, has blamed the observed low turn out of voters on Saturday in Ilorin on the poor conduct of the last presidential election on February 25.

Ahmed, the director general, People’s Democratic Party, PDP, governorship campaign council, said that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s conduct of the presidential elections came with an altogether different outcomes from what voters expected.

Ahmad spoke at his Gbabi Amidun unit at Opo Mali, IlorinEast after casting his vote on Saturday for the governorship and House Assembly election.

“People are disillusioned and disappointed,” he said.

“INEC was given unprecedented funding, had more than three years to prepare, assured Nigerians of the strict adherance to rules only for him to break those same rules.

“Under normal circumstances Prof Yakubu Mahmood shouldn’t be conducting tthis election. He should have resigned.

“But this is Nigeria, a nation where there are no consequences for bad conduct,” Prof Ahmad added.


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