Honorable Salisu Yusuf Maijigiri, the chairman, Katsina chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, July 9, said that Atiku Abubakar won President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina.
Maijigiri, testifying before the presidential election tribunal in Abuja, said that while President Buhari polled 872,000, his party, the PDP scored, 905,000.
Maijigiri said: “We (PDP) are the one who won the election not APC. “APC scored 872,000 and PDP scored, 905,000. These are our own results, we collated in our state not the ones from the server.
” The Katsina PDP chairman said the results collated by the agents across the state was at variance with the figures announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Vanguard reports.
Earlier, Katsina Post reported that A group-Gaskiya Sak- has raised the alarm over alleged plans by some individuals to beg President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the proceedings of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Katsina.
The group alleged that the plot, hatched by some influential individuals including a popular Katsina businessman, was aimed at ensuring that the president directs the tribunal to carry out the bidding of a particular candidate.
In a statement signed by its chairman and secretary, Musa Ali Sayaya and Umar Liti, respectively, the group alleged that the plot was to use the President of Niger Republic to prevail on Buhari to direct the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Katsina to do their bidding.