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It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by silverbirdng(f): 12:56pm On Jul 08
Tribunal: It’s wrong to say results of presidential poll were not transmitted —INEC technical officer


Petitioners’ second witness at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, Mr. Peter Uzioma Obi, on Monday, said it was wrong to say the results of the February 23, 2019 presidential election were not transmitted electronically.

Obi took the witness stand at the instance of the Peoples Democratic Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, who are by their petition challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress.

Obi, who said he functioned as Registration Area Technician at a ward level in Rivers State during the election, said the Independent National Electoral Commission trained him and others to transmit the results of the poll.

Obi, who earlier adopted his witness statement on oath which he deposed to on April 26, as his evidence-in-chief, said this while fielding questions from INEC’s lawyer, Yunus Usman (SAN), under cross-examination.

“You are not supposed to transmit results because you are not a presiding officer,” Usman asked.

Responding, Obi said, “You are wrong sir. INEC trained us to transmit results. I was not a presiding officer. I was not a polling agent. I was a registration area technician appointed by INEC. I was trained by INEC.”

Fielding questions from Buhari’s lawyer, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), he said he was not aware of the guidelines used by the INEC for the presidential election, but added that there was a specific guidelines booklet issued for his roles as a RATECH.

“I was a RATECH in charge of the use of card reader,” he said.

He said he was not aware of Olanipekun’s claim that there was no designation in the INEC’s guidelines as Registration Area Technician

He said he operated at the ward level with the Local Government Technician and the State Technician as his superiors.

He added that he was not stationed at any polling unit during the election but visited the ones where his attention was needed. He said he visited seven polling units in the course of the election.

Fielding questions from APC’s lawyer, Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), Obi said the lawyer was not entirely correct to say that it was the duty of the Presiding Officer “to do accreditation, verification authentication, and collation at the Poling Units.”

The witness said, “You are not entirely correct sir, because we were told at the training that the Assistant Polling Officer 1, was in charge of accreditation.”

Fielding more questions, he said, “I did not serve as APO1 and I did not serve as the Presiding Officer.”

He said he did not act on his own, contrary to Fagbemi’s suggestion.

“I have a letter to show that I was shortlisted.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/punchng.com/tribunal-its-wrong-to-say-results-of-presidential-poll-were-not-transmitted-inec-technical-officer/amp/

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by ollymooreagain: 1:07pm On Jul 08
Nice one

Nigeria is getting dere

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by ERockson: 1:07pm On Jul 08
Why magistrate court? Put the animal before a proper court and not a magistrate that will spoil the case
Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by Abeymills(m): 1:29pm On Jul 08
Only idiots n zombies bliv dat rogue in colarboration with yakubu won 2019 elections

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by muykem: 1:32pm On Jul 08
Olanipekun is too sound. He has killed the evidence of this witness without struggle. INEC guidelines didn't recognize registration area technicians simple.

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by muykem: 1:38pm On Jul 08
Atiku lawyers are not doing well how will bring somebody that his role is not known to law as a prime witness.

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by muykem: 1:43pm On Jul 08
Bethel4Life:
are u too stupeed or wat? So ur tryna tell me the this witness was working for himself and was paying himself?
Your use of words is very uncivilized and lack decorum required in public discussions such as on nairaland. I don't join issue with people acting on emotion rather than fact and law. Guide your utterance next time. Thanks.

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by garfield1: 2:46pm On Jul 08
muykem:
Olanipekun is too sound. He has killed the evidence of this witness without struggle. INEC guidelines didn't recognize registration area technicians simple.
Thank you.it was an illegal creation.the electoral act regognizes presiding officers and assistant presiding officers not ratech

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by garfield1: 2:47pm On Jul 08
Bethel4Life:
are u too stupeed or wat? So ur tryna tell me the this witness was working for himself and was paying himself?
He worked for inec quite alright but since he's not recognized by law,he is illegal and his role wont be captured by the court.transmission of results is clearly the job of p.os legally.ratechs are unknown.

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by RTSC: 3:35pm On Jul 08
garfield1:

Thank you.it was an illegal creation.the electoral act regognizes presiding officers and assistant presiding officers not ratech
So in others word's, the Inec chairman that employed him contrary to the law should be given life in prison.

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by decub: 3:53pm On Jul 08
garfield1:

He worked for inec quite alright but since he's not recognized by law,he is illegal and his role wont be captured by the court.transmission of results is clearly the job of p.os legally.ratechs are unknown.
I think we also need to know what the electoral act says and whose information (combined) the Presiding officers depend on. If RATECH is not recognized by law, then who engaged them, and for what purpose? The whole thing is getting interesting cos it might dig up INEC loop holes.

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by garfield1: 3:54pm On Jul 08
decub:

I think we also need to know what the electoral act says and whose information (combined) the Presiding officers depend on. If RATECH is not recognized by law, then who engaged them, and for what purpose? The whole thing is getting interesting cos it might dig up INEC loop holes.
Not everything inec does is legal that is why there ale laws

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by garfield1: 3:55pm On Jul 08
RTSC:

So in others word's, the Inec chairman that employed him contrary to the law should be given life in prison.
No.it is not a criminal offence or an infraction.moreover,tribunals deals with elections not crimes

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by Ovisthanks(m): 4:06pm On Jul 08
Okay
Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by Ask4bigneyo(m): 4:06pm On Jul 08
Ok
Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by Memphitz537(m): 4:06pm On Jul 08
We currently have 2 sets of foolish people in Nigeria....
1).The fools that voted Buhari.
2). The fools currently following BBN 4.
The worst is that these 2 sets of fools outnumber the intelligent ones by faaaaaaaar!!!

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by Toscarel: 4:07pm On Jul 08
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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by drpossibilities(m): 4:08pm On Jul 08
His name is Peter Ijoma Obi and not Peter "Uzioma" Obi oo

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by kponkedenge(m): 4:08pm On Jul 08
This is the worst INEC we've had since democracy came to Nigeria.

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by illiteratepmb: 4:09pm On Jul 08
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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by aguiyi2: 4:09pm On Jul 08
May the better liar win.

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by Chrisbeks: 4:09pm On Jul 08
Haba INEC!! Which one we go believe nah?

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by jaxxy(m): 4:10pm On Jul 08
Inec is disgracing this country.

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by es144000: 4:10pm On Jul 08
Bethel4Life:
are u too stupeed or wat? So ur tryna tell me the this witness was working for himself and was paying himself?
One of the problem we have are many people who know the truth but deny it and cannot stand for it.

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by Neoteny(m): 4:10pm On Jul 08
So INEC guidelines do not recognize something called a RATECH, this man was not assigned to a specific station, he did not use the card reader to electronically submit results, and he's not aware of INEC's guidelines regarding using electronic voting during the election...

....so how exactly is he a witness again?

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by Nobody: 4:11pm On Jul 08
The best the opposition can hope for is a rerun...or at least an exposure of irregularites....

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Re: It’s wrong to say results of presidential Poll were not transmitted - INEC Tech by ichidodo(m): 4:11pm On Jul 08
Hot dog! So we know for a fact that election results were transmitted which means that for a fact servers were utilized for the exercise....The noose is tightening the necks of APC and INEC, let's see how they untangle themselves from this one.

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