The Coalition of United Political Events, CUPP, has condemned the withholding of assent to the 2018 Electoral Amendment Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Imo Ugochinyere, CUPP spokesman, in an announcement Friday evening, stated a president who is aware of absolutely effectively that he didn’t carry out shouldn’t be stunned and jittery that every one safety experiences he’s receiving on the elections from the safety businesses point out that he’ll endure unprecedented electoral defeat within the fingers of the consensus opposition candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
He wrote: “President Buhari has expectedly failed once more to reap the benefits of the uncommon alternative of the Electoral Modification to jot down his identify in gold because the President that signed the legal guidelines that assured electoral credibility in Nigeria. However but once more, as ordinary of him, he did not rise to the event, being blinded by ambition and the love of the perks of workplace.
“It’s an act of clear desperation that the President had proven. For every of the 4 instances the Electoral Modification Invoice was offered to him for assent, he waited till the final day of his constitutionally allowed 30 days.
“Nigerians must also be reminded that all through the modification course of, President Buhari by no means made any options or proposals to the Nationwide Meeting for the advance of our electoral course of however saved delaying and indulging in pointless conceal and search till this final minute.
“Relatively, the President is prepared to permit Nigeria witness her most violent elections when he had alternative to signal the regulation which ensures the freest and most credible elections in Nigeria’s historical past.
“The whole plan of the APC as we had revealed in earlier communications to the media is easy methods to steal the mandate of the folks to perpetuate a failed authorities in energy.
“Nevertheless, to checkmate a failed regime from this plot to steal the mandate of the Nigerian folks within the February 2019 Presidential elections, the opposition will within the coming days unveil the neutralization technique the Opposition Code 20.
“We, due to this fact, name on all PVC bearing Nigerians to vote out all APC candidates in any respect ranges the place their members within the Nationwide Meeting fail to affix different patriotic Federal lawmakers to override the veto of the President within the coming days.”