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LP reacts to EU’s report on 2023 elections 


The Labour Party on Sunday, commended the European Union Election Observers Mission on its final report on the outcome of the 2023 general elections.


The party through a statement by its Acting National Publicity Secretary Obiora Ifoh, on Sunday night, stated that the EU report is just one out of many international reports which described the election as an exercise that did not reflect the will of the majority of Nigerians.


“It will interest the government to note that the European Union’s report is only one out of numerous submissions by other international Observers who have described the outcome of the election as a sham and an exercise that did not reflect the will of the majority of Nigerians.


“Labour Party stands by the position of the EU observation mission. We have always said that this election was massively rigged in favour of the APC and their candidate.


“What the FG is saying is just an afterthought and a shameless effort to mask the obvious. Even the blind can see, the deaf can hear and they know this election was manipulated.


“Huge pieces of evidence are abundant for even the deaf and the blind to hear and feel.


“We are only hoping that the judiciary will dispense justice without fear or favour in the interest of the nation and posterity.


“Nigerians already know the true winner of the 2023 presidential election and no amount of slandering, denial, or rebuttal can change the fact that the party in power has no mandate of the electorate.


“We must also note that whatever position the INEC has taken is with active connivance with the Federal Government to deny the electorate and it clearly shows that INEC is not in any way independent.


“The Commission’s action is at the whims and caprices of the government and we know it. But Nigerians are looking to the Judiciary for justice. That’s where we stand,” the party stated.

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