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Save Nigeria from hazard over ballot outcomes – Obasanjo

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Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the nation’s electoral physique to avoid wasting the nation from “a looming hazard” over what he described as corruption of the electoral course of.

Obasanjo appealed to the President, Muhammadu Buhari, to prevail on the Chairman of the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee, Mahmood Yakubu, to cease the method and rectify the allegations raised in opposition to it from many quarters.

The presidential and Nationwide Meeting elections have been held on Saturday and the collation of outcomes was being completed on the Nationwide Collation Centre in Abuja.

The Peoples Democratic Get together and Labour Get together have kicked in opposition to the method, describing it as compromised.

A former senator from Kogi West, Dino Melaye, and different occasion representatives walked out of the middle after elevating points bordering on irregularities within the strategy of the election.

Obasanjo in a personally signed letter titled, “An enchantment for warning and rectification,” launched on Monday, mentioned some politicians had compromised with some electoral officers to make the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System machines not work.

He mentioned, “I’m constrained to talk at this level. I crave the indulgence of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency Normal Muhammadu Buhari, to make this assertion as a result of I’ve had the chance to maintain him conscious of what I do know is occurring and the hazard looming forward.