Election riggers ‘are no better than coup plotters’ ― Tambuwal

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Election riggers 'are no better than coup plotters' ― Tambuwal

…Says rigging is coup d’etat

Sokoto state governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has charged federal lawmakers to come up with legislation to treat election riggers as coup plotters, in a bid to checkmate the scourge of poll rigging in the country.

Governor Tambuwal gave the charge on Tuesday in a statement issued to mark the International Day of Democracy.

In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly set aside September 15 of every year as International Day of Democracy, with the sole aim of promoting the culture and tenets of democracy and invited member states and organizations to commemorate the day “in an appropriate manner that contributes to raising public awareness.”

According to Tambuwal, those who rig elections are no better than coup plotters, adding that unless appropriate legal sanctions are put in place, the war against rigging may be difficult to wage and prosecuted.

“Any electoral victory obtained other than through the legitimate votes of the people is nothing short of a coup d’etat. I call on the National Assembly to immediately conclude the long-overdue amendments to the Electoral Act to entrench provisions that make it impossible for rigging and manipulation of elections.

 

“In the same vein, any further amendments to the constitution must take cognizance of our experiences in previous elections,” the statement read in part even as it added that the time may have come for the introduction of technology “in our elections that are foolproof and such should be a test run with other elections before the general elections in 2023.”

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Hmm confused 


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Godfrey Ocheje
1 week ago

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Thats what all the politicians are


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Basiru Racheal
1 week ago

Mmmmhh confused


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Tomi Popoola
1 week ago

that is what all the politicians in nigeria are


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Tomi Popoola
1 week ago

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Himan Adamu
1 week ago

Dad what all


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Official Anoze
1 week ago

So much work dey shop 


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Obinna
1 week ago

That's me tabulwal's pain


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Isa Amiru Isa
1 week ago

Exactly my governor


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Irabor Chuks
1 week ago

Elections riggers are same with coup plotters


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Mr tambuwal Don talk


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Well it might be true


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Osama Precious
1 week ago

Be say na another one again ooooo


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They are all the same


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Election riggers!
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He made a point


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You are right sir 


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 Tambuwal s coop plotter


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Avyanna Black
1 week ago

All of them na still corruption ba


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