The Director-General of the Peter Obi-Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed Presidential Campaign Organisation, Doyin Okupe, has said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has “no choice, but to act as a fair, impartial, fearless and patriotic umpire” in the 2023 general elections.
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Okupe stated this on Wednesday at the unveiling of the 1,234-member Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) of the Labour Party in Abuja.
“We say, this is your biggest test in recent history, and you have no choice, but to act as a fair, impartial, fearless and patriotic umpire, in the coming elections,” the statement by Obi’s camp said.
“What we are sure of, however, is that, in the fullness of time, no criminal manipulation will succeed in these elections, whether they be computer or electronically conceived or manually and martially enforced.
“It is our hope and expectation that INEC and its leadership will choose to write their name in gold, and give their conscience a dose of good health, by doing what is right, noble and patriotic.”