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The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization, PPCO, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s admittance of an inter-marriage relationship with Amina had vindicated its stance that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC chief could not be trusted with the collation of the 2019 presidential election results.
In a statement on Saturday by the PPCO’s Director of Media and Publicity, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP urged the President to speak more on his relationship with Amina.
According to the party, it was totally unethical and immoral for an umpire to insist on officiating a contest even when her impartiality was called to question.
The statement reads, “It is now clear that in addition to the relationship by affinity, President Buhari also has a consanguinity relationship with Amina Zakari and has not denied that he started his early childhood in Amina Zakari’s father’s house.
“President Buhari’s admittance has effectively established that the PDP has not been crying wolf on the impropriety of involving Mrs. Amina Zakari in the collation of Presidential election results, let alone being appointed to head the final determination of the Presidential election.
“It is totally unethical and immoral for an umpire to insist on officiating a contest even when her impartiality is called to question.
“Even in the judiciary, judges recuse themselves in cases involving parties they have affinity with. Mrs. Amina Zakari must, therefore, recuse herself, if the 2019 presidential election must be credible.”