Presidential Election: BVAS Was Perverted – Labour Party's Presidential Campaign DG, Akin Osuntokun Says


Akin Osuntokun

Akin Osuntokun, the Director General of the LP Presidential Campaign Council, has alleged that the Bimordal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) was “perverted” during the February 25th presidential and National Assembly polls.

Appearing for an interview on Channels Television, Osuntokun said Labour Party is compiling its results of the exercise.  He also claimed that the party won some states by wider margins.

He said;

“BVAS has been perverted. Something that is to serve a good course has now been perverted. Because once the BVAS does its role – takes a picture of the results – the polling agents will have it.

“So, the polling agents have all the results and we have our own that is presently being compiled.

“It has been said before – about nine opinion polls – prior to the election said Obi was going to win.

“INEC has another opportunity on Saturday [governorship and state house of assembly elections] to redeem itself.”

Osuntokun also said that the presidential and National Assembly elections should be a source of worry for President Muhammadu Buhari who promised to leave a credible exercise.

He added;

“He wants Nigerians to remember him for the best election ever conducted. But look at the absurdity of what has happened! Is this the legacy he wants to bequeath?”