The Motion Alliance, AA, has threatened to stage a protest on the Nationwide Meeting for the alleged exclusion of its candidates from the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee’s listing for this 12 months’s elections.
Dr Adekunle Omo-Aje, the nationwide chairman of the get together, in a press briefing on Saturday in Abuja, lamented that despite numerous court docket orders towards the popularity of the listing of candidates submitted by the sacked nationwide chairman of the get together, Mr Kenneth Udeze, INEC has didn’t add the names of all of the candidates introduced to it by his management on this 12 months’s polls.
In response to him, the motion would possibly jeopardise the nice intentions of getting free, truthful and credible elections within the nation.
He assured that members of the get together shall transfer to the Nationwide Meeting to submit their protest letter and inform the lawmakers that if the INEC chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, is just not known as to order, there might be unfavorable penalties on the end result of the 2023 elections.
He additional assured: “We will use all authorized channels to make sure we get justice towards any type of exclusion from presenting our candidates for elections, and each such election stands the possibilities of annulment by legislation.”
Omo-Aje additionally alleged that Mahmood Yakubu is covertly orchestrating a clandestine plan towards the 2023 elections, saying that Motion Alliance wouldn’t fold its arms and watch the nation’s democracy rubbished.
He stated as much as June 2019, Udeze was the get together’s nationwide chairman earlier than he was suspended and expelled, stressing that he (Omo-Aje) emerged because the nationwide chairman after a nationwide elective conference performed in February 2020 and monitored by INEC officers.
He famous that Kenneth Udeze instituted a number of court docket circumstances urging the courts to declare him nationwide chairman of the get together however misplaced all.
He lamented that the electoral umpire is bent on excluding Motion Alliance from the approaching 2023 normal elections, despite fulfilling all INEC electoral pointers and necessities in keeping with the Nigerian structure.
He added that it has gotten to the extent for Motion Alliance to return out within the open and make categorical statements loud and clear to the listening to of all involved residents of this nation so as to guarantee orderliness within the course of.
In response to him, the crux of the press briefing was to attract the eye of related authorities and the nation particularly to the miscarriage of justice by INEC, as actively promoted by its Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
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