Obi tenders 18,000 blurred results sheet in court

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Labour Party on Thursday tendered more than eighteen thousand polling unit results which were downloaded from the INEC Result Viewing portal.

The blurry result sheets were tendered as evidence against the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and Bola Tinubu, the declared winner of the February 25, 2023 presidential election.

Onyeachi Ikpeazu, Counsel for Peter Obi, Labour Party’s presidential candidate told the court that the documents came out as blurred from the INEC result viewing website after it was downloaded, AIT reports.

The Labour Party also presented its fourth and fifth witnesses. One of them Eric Ofuegbu, a professor of Mathematics from the Anambra state university, Awka.

Three reports were tendered through the witness along with his statement on oath. The reports include election scores analysis in Rivers state, another one from Benue state as well as the statistical investigation on the votes scored by the candidates in the presidential election

The reports and witness statement were admitted as evidence before the court and marked as exhibits, amid objections by INEC, Bola Tinubu, Kashim Shettima and the APC. The cross examination of the mathematician has been reserved till Friday

The petitioners also presented a video display in court, wherein the INEC Chairman Mahmoud Yakubu was seen assuring that the election results will be transmitted from the over 176,000 polling units and that the I-Rev will be the archive for Nigerians to access the results at anytime