Reactions have started following a social media post made by former Kogi lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye, in which he shared a picture of a result sheet from a polling unit in Lagos. As Nigerians wait for the legal fireworks that are expected to start at any moment regarding the contentious outcome of the recently concluded presidential elections, reactions have started following.
Melaye, the head of the Atiku-Okowa Presidential Campaign Council, posted an image of a falsified INEC result sheet from a polling place in the Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State a few hours ago on his verified Facebook page.
A total of 69 votes were cast, but only 41 were cast for the labour party (lp), according to the image of the results sheet. similarly, the peoples democratic party's (pdp) vote decreased from 54 to 6. moreover, three votes for the african democratic congress (adc) and zero for the young peoples party (ypp) were changed.
senator melaye questioned why inec had nonetheless announced the results from this specific polling location in the caption of the image
online nigerians have reacted to the post in a variety of ways, as was to be expected, and many have voiced their opinions in the comments section.
While some people questioned the veracity of the results revealed by the PDP leader, others emphasized that there may have been legitimate reasons for the changes. Some argued against this, claiming that the altered results may have been entered into a master sheet at the collation center before being sent to the INEC national collecting center.
These are screenshots of some reactions:
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