The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar on Saturday hinged the low turn-out of voters in the ongoing governorship and state assembly elections on alleged rigging of the February 23 presidential election.

The former vice president spoke after casting his ballot at the Ajiya polling unit 02, Gwadabawa ward of Yola north local government of Adamawa state.

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“There is low voter turnout and I believe it’s because of the last election which was marred by a lot of irregularities,” he said.


Atiku said the involvement of the military in the election is unconstitutional, urging the electorate to be law-abiding.

Speaking on his loss, Atiku said he was committed to challenging the result of the election in court.

He called on his supporters to remain calm and await the outcome of the legal action.