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PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by Ray97: 5:31pm On Feb 13
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will deploy 40 million of its members across the federation to monitor Saturday’s presidential election.

Also, the party said it has put in place a state-of-art Parallel Voting Tabulation (PVT) system for the same purpose.

This was disclosed at a media briefing in Abuja Wednesday by one of the party’s campaign spokespersons and chairman of the Strategy Committee of the PDP Presidential Campaign, Mr Osita Chidoka.

Accordingly to Chidoka, the PVT is a scientifically proven, best practice technique, to hold election authorities accountable, particularly when there is lack of trust, and the results are highly contested.

Commenting on the decision of the party to engage the technology, Chidoka said, “The PVT is a tool that will assure that PDP partisans accept the results of the election, and that the country remains peaceful and respectful of its differences. We are aware that other PVTs will be conducted by civil society.

“Our methodology accounts for several different scenarios to ensure continued collation of the results in the event of any disruptions with collation process.

“Hard copies of the signed voter tally provided to all party agents by the NEC officers, will be transported to the central command centre should future disputes need to be reconciled”.

Also in place, according to Chidoka, is a national network of fully equipped Situation Rooms and call centres. The centres will be fed a reporting system for the PVT through the wards, to the district headquarters, to the states, up to the national tally centre.


He further stated that the system has redundancies built at all levels, in the event of internet or comms shutdown or failure or any other eventualities.

“The scope of the effort is historic for Nigeria, and it will provide us with statistical certainty to accept or challenge the declared results”, Chidoka added.

As part of the measures put in place to safeguard the party’s votes, the spokesman said the PDP will be deploying an unprecedented number of trained party agents to each of the 176,000 polling units across the country.

The agents are said to have been trained in the electoral process, with the understand of their rights to be present, and fully equipped with data and SMS technologies.

Chidoka said they will be transmitting the results as certified by the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) officers at the polling units in real-time.

“The PDP has pivoted from recruiting first-time polling agents to recruiting high quality, educated individuals whose maturity and experience will help them manage and mitigate against challenges on election day.

“Systems tests, and dry runs are being conducted to ensure our system is secure and fully integrated, from the polling unit all the way through to the party leadership”, Chidoka added.

The main opposition party also said it has launched a nation-wide hotline for members of the public to report violence and electoral malpractices, with a multiple line inbound call centre linked to a single hotline number 097000551.

According to Chidoka, the call centre will be able to identify issues to escalate serious concerns to both the party headquarters and other relevant authorities as appropriate.

The party is also targeting voter bloc of 18 to 25 years of age, many of who are first time voters, with a set of 12 easy-to-follow guidelines already communicated to voters.

Similarly, an interactive artificial intelligence message will be sent by the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar as his final campaign message imploring people to come out and vote.

The PDP said it has studied the All Progressives Congress (APC) “playbook” from the Osun governorship election, alleging attempts at voter suppression, including interference and intimidation of voters, journalists, and civil society observers.

Chidoka continued, “Most alarmingly, the security services were deployed to discourage voter turnout in opposition strong-holds.
The PDP is concerned that the Osun playbook could be deployed again by the government, especially in the states of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross Rivers, Delta, Kaduna, Kano, and Rivers.

“In response to Osun and other incidents of electoral malpractice, and in ensuring a free and fair election in Nigeria, the PDP has adopted international best practices including; establishing a robust elections results management system and our wide array of intelligence collectors and patriotic public servants who are resolute in defending the Constitution and the integrity of our electoral process.

“We exhort all Nigerians, whoever they wish to support, to come to the polls this Saturday and cast their vote with confidence.

“Nigerian voters should go to the polls this Saturday in record numbers, confident that the electoral process will be upheld based on our laws and our constitution.

“We are pleased with the signing of The National Peace Accord today and look forward to all parties honoring our shared commitment.

“We are also confident that our election officials and security services will do their duty in accordance with their oaths and obligations.

“Particularly, we call on the Inspector General of Police whose wide international experience places him with a historic burden to ensure that security agencies strictly abide by the election code of conduct and rules of engagement.

“Never in Nigerian electoral history has a candidate been so prepared to win the election and get Nigeria working again, as Atiku Abubakar.

“Likewise, no Nigerian political party has been so prepared to help ensure that the will of the people will prevail through peaceful, free and fair elections.

“The PDP is presenting some examples of our efforts, to give the Nigerian people the confidence that their vote, as expressed at the ballot box, will prevail”.

http://thenationonlineng.net/pdp-to-deploy-40-million-members-to-monitor-polls/

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Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by Ray97: 5:33pm On Feb 13
lol.. na Cameroonians them want carry come. wer dem wan get 40 milion people from... pdp we'll not even get up to 40 million voters in the election

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Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by rottennaija(m): 5:35pm On Feb 13
That's about 227 persons per polling unit. Why not simply use the 40m people to vote? Abi dem no get PVC?

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Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by three: 5:35pm On Feb 13
GBAM

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Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by OreMI22: 5:36pm On Feb 13
Ray97:
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will deploy 40 million of its members across the federation to monitor Saturday’s presidential election.

Also, the party said it has put in place a state-of-art Parallel Voting Tabulation (PVT) system for the same purpose.

This was disclosed at a media briefing in Abuja Wednesday by one of the party’s campaign spokespersons and chairman of the Strategy Committee of the PDP Presidential Campaign, Mr Osita Chidoka.

Accordingly to Chidoka, the PVT is a scientifically proven, best practice technique, to hold election authorities accountable, particularly when there is lack of trust, and the results are highly contested.

Commenting on the decision of the party to engage the technology, Chidoka said, “The PVT is a tool that will assure that PDP partisans accept the results of the election, and that the country remains peaceful and respectful of its differences. We are aware that other PVTs will be conducted by civil society.

“Our methodology accounts for several different scenarios to ensure continued collation of the results in the event of any disruptions with collation process.

“Hard copies of the signed voter tally provided to all party agents by the NEC officers, will be transported to the central command centre should future disputes need to be reconciled”.

Also in place, according to Chidoka, is a national network of fully equipped Situation Rooms and call centres. The centres will be fed a reporting system for the PVT through the wards, to the district headquarters, to the states, up to the national tally centre.


He further stated that the system has redundancies built at all levels, in the event of internet or comms shutdown or failure or any other eventualities.

“The scope of the effort is historic for Nigeria, and it will provide us with statistical certainty to accept or challenge the declared results”, Chidoka added.

As part of the measures put in place to safeguard the party’s votes, the spokesman said the PDP will be deploying an unprecedented number of trained party agents to each of the 176,000 polling units across the country.

The agents are said to have been trained in the electoral process, with the understand of their rights to be present, and fully equipped with data and SMS technologies.

Chidoka said they will be transmitting the results as certified by the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) officers at the polling units in real-time.

“The PDP has pivoted from recruiting first-time polling agents to recruiting high quality, educated individuals whose maturity and experience will help them manage and mitigate against challenges on election day.

“Systems tests, and dry runs are being conducted to ensure our system is secure and fully integrated, from the polling unit all the way through to the party leadership”, Chidoka added.

The main opposition party also said it has launched a nation-wide hotline for members of the public to report violence and electoral malpractices, with a multiple line inbound call centre linked to a single hotline number 097000551.

According to Chidoka, the call centre will be able to identify issues to escalate serious concerns to both the party headquarters and other relevant authorities as appropriate.

The party is also targeting voter bloc of 18 to 25 years of age, many of who are first time voters, with a set of 12 easy-to-follow guidelines already communicated to voters.

Similarly, an interactive artificial intelligence message will be sent by the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar as his final campaign message imploring people to come out and vote.

The PDP said it has studied the All Progressives Congress (APC) “playbook” from the Osun governorship election, alleging attempts at voter suppression, including interference and intimidation of voters, journalists, and civil society observers.

Chidoka continued, “Most alarmingly, the security services were deployed to discourage voter turnout in opposition strong-holds.
The PDP is concerned that the Osun playbook could be deployed again by the government, especially in the states of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross Rivers, Delta, Kaduna, Kano, and Rivers.

“In response to Osun and other incidents of electoral malpractice, and in ensuring a free and fair election in Nigeria, the PDP has adopted international best practices including; establishing a robust elections results management system and our wide array of intelligence collectors and patriotic public servants who are resolute in defending the Constitution and the integrity of our electoral process.

“We exhort all Nigerians, whoever they wish to support, to come to the polls this Saturday and cast their vote with confidence.

“Nigerian voters should go to the polls this Saturday in record numbers, confident that the electoral process will be upheld based on our laws and our constitution.

“We are pleased with the signing of The National Peace Accord today and look forward to all parties honoring our shared commitment.

“We are also confident that our election officials and security services will do their duty in accordance with their oaths and obligations.

“Particularly, we call on the Inspector General of Police whose wide international experience places him with a historic burden to ensure that security agencies strictly abide by the election code of conduct and rules of engagement.

“Never in Nigerian electoral history has a candidate been so prepared to win the election and get Nigeria working again, as Atiku Abubakar.

“Likewise, no Nigerian political party has been so prepared to help ensure that the will of the people will prevail through peaceful, free and fair elections.

“The PDP is presenting some examples of our efforts, to give the Nigerian people the confidence that their vote, as expressed at the ballot box, will prevail”.

http://thenationonlineng.net/pdp-to-deploy-40-million-members-to-monitor-polls/

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Oga,

PLEASE Create a number or facebook page where they can post the pictures of the result sheets at their pooling units.

That is the only way to track the original result sheets displayed at the polling stations before INEC will switch them with the false copy they have determined to use in rigging the elections

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Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by ozo13(m): 5:38pm On Feb 13
rottennaija:
That's about 227 persons per polling unit. Why no simply use the 40m people to vote? Abi dem no get PVC?
hehehe.wanted to write same o

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Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by Abfinest007(m): 5:38pm On Feb 13
apc has met eir match atiku will beat buhari black n blue

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Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by OreMI22: 5:41pm On Feb 13
Saying there was rigging without showing evidence that the results announced by INEC were different from the actual results at the polling units makes no sense.

You must create a national email address, text message center or facebook page where these pictures of the result sheets from all PDP agents nationwide will be received and collated.

Please dont bank on word of mouth evidence. You must snap the result sheets
Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by modath(f): 5:41pm On Feb 13
How many total votes will be recorded in the whole election? These people won't stop confusing their deluded hate filled supporters. cheesy

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Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by KenOne: 5:46pm On Feb 13
PDP and jokes with 40million haven't PDP won the election.

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Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by rottennaija(m): 5:48pm On Feb 13
OreMI22:
Saying there was rigging without showing evidence that the results announced by INEC were different from the actual results at the polling units makes no sense.

You must create a national email address, text message center or facebook page where these pictures of the result sheets from all PDP agents nationwide will be received and collated.

Please dont bank on word of mouth evidence. You must snap the result sheets

You really really need PDP back. I can feel your voice. When we are done with APC, we will look for another party to move the country forward or, better still, the country goes their seperate ways.

But, we can't have the yam eaters again. They have done their worse in 16 years of misrule and depleting of the nation’s wealth
Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by kayzat: 5:50pm On Feb 13
So they have #40 million members and still campaigning




PDP deceiving themselves again
Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by Kingspin(m): 5:51pm On Feb 13
Need to monitor them near death with all necessary tools human and gadgets wise.

You cannot be winning at a polling unit while INEC is announcing another result on Tv.
Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by magoo10(m): 5:56pm On Feb 13
There is no way a demented buhari can win without rigging.
No stone should be left unturned in checkmating apc rigging machine.

Bye bye to cluelessness, nepotism and bigotry.

Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by Kingspin(m): 5:57pm On Feb 13
kayzat:
So they have #40 million members and still campaigning




PDP deceiving themselves again
It may not be the actual number but they have a good point here. Our election process must keep improving at every poll rather than going backward is a sign of growth.

Call for Free and Fair election.
Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by buhariguy(m): 6:13pm On Feb 13
rottennaija:
That's about 227 persons per polling unit. Why not simply use the 40m people to vote? Abi dem no get PVC?
no,
most of them are under 16.
Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by buhariguy(m): 6:16pm On Feb 13
magoo10:
There is no way a demented buhari can win without rigging.
No stone should be left unturned in checkmating apc rigging machine.

Bye bye to cluelessness, nepotism and bigotry.
nigerians are not corrupt, except idiotic pigs that love corrupt people that Will vote for thief atiku.

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Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by modath(f): 6:19pm On Feb 13
rottennaija:
That's about 227 persons per polling unit. Why no simply use the 40m people to vote? Abi dem no get PVC?

Don't comman add common sense to this wailing point here nah.... PDP has 100m supporters jor embarassed
Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by veraponpo(m): 6:21pm On Feb 13
Where were they in 2015.

PDP had 12.5M votes in 2015

grin grin grin grin grin
Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by magoo10(m): 6:21pm On Feb 13
buhariguy:
nigerians are not corrupt, except idiotic pigs that love corrupt people that Will vote for thief atiku.
only zombies will believe buhari is pighting kwaruption after endorsing ganduje the dollar king.

Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by SalamRushdie: 6:23pm On Feb 13
I will be monitoring polls for the PDP ..we have all our spy cams ready to collate evidence of Atikus Victory
Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by couragemurphy(m): 6:29pm On Feb 13
4+4 is still = 2023

PYO FOR 2023

SAI BABA, GO SLOW IS BETTER THAN REVERSE
Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by Afamed: 6:32pm On Feb 13
Kingspin:
It may not be the actual number but they have a good point here. Our election process must keep improving at every poll rather than going backward is a sign of growth.

Call for Free and Fair election.
Keep quiet or you also feed on PDP Propaganda and lies?
Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by Kingspin(m): 8:04pm On Feb 13
Afamed:

Keep quiet or you also feed on PDP Propaganda and lies?
Just because they plan to monitor the poll? Like you have a PDP disease that you don't know what is right and wrong. Again, it is good they monitor the poll shocked shocked
Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by alizma: 8:14pm On Feb 13
few days to election and PDP is already messing up. if you have 40m Nigerians at your order do you need further campaign to win?
Re: PDP To Deploy 40 Million Members To Monitor Polls by Collins9156(m): 8:32pm On Feb 13
Ths shouldn’t be a call for argument or doubt, leave them and build ur own system to monitor your vote. Think people should be happy with ths not unnecessary questions.

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