BREAKING NEWS: Obasanjo Demands Cancellation Of 2023 Presidential Election


Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo said the Saturday’s presidential election failed integrity test and as such, the election must be cancelled.

He particularly asked the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu to save Nigeria from the looming danger and disaster waiting to happen.

He said this in a statement titled “2023 Nigeria Presidential Election: An Appeal For Caution and Rectification.”

According to him, it is no secret that INEC officials at operational level have been allegedly compromised following the manual transmission of results which has been manipulated and doctored.

NigerianEye recalls that on January 1, Obasanjo has openly endorsed the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, as his preferred candidate for the February election.

Obasanjo made this known in a new year message titled “My appeal to all Nigerians particularly Young Nigerians.”

The former president noted that none of the president candidates is a saint, but when compared on the knowledge, discipline and what they can offer, Obi has an edge.

“None of the contestants is a saint but when one compares their character, antecedent, their understanding, knowledge, discipline and vitality that they can bring to bear and the great efforts required to stay focused on the job particularly looking at where the country is today and with the experience on the job that I personally had, Peter Obi as a mentee has an edge,” Obasanjo said.

Tthe ongoing collation of the presidential election results at National Collation center earlier today was thrown into confusion as PDP agent, Dino Melaye and others stormed out of the venue, citing alleged compromise.

Obasanjo’s letter is coming barely few hours after the party agents staged a walk out.

He told President Muhammadu Buhari that “tension is building up and please let all elections that do not pass the credibility and transparency test be cancelled and be brought back with areas where elections were disrupted for next Saturday, March 4, 2023, and BVAS and Server officials be changed.”

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  1. The worse election ever conducted in Nigeria happened during Obj regime. 2003 and 2007.

  2. Inconclusive election that lack integrity yes it should be canceled and Inec chairman should fired immediately

  3. The best election ever...Obasanjo does not even have the right to call for cancellation of elections. that one? Ask him how elections were during his time or read up, they were bad, worse

  4. From your mouth ,Obasanjo? People of Oyo state can never forget you. 'Declare that man' was your anthem then.

  5. “An Election where :-

    Elrufai Couldn’t Deliver Kaduna
    Ganduje Couldn’t Deliver Kano
    Tinubu Couldn’t Deliver Lagos
    Buhari Couldn’t Deliver Katsina
    Lalong Couldn’t Deliver Plateau and also lost senatorial bid.

    This same election is the one you call rigged hmmmmm!!”

    1. It's RIGGED all the above state you mentioned are your planned work.

    2. I will assure you if the election was the true reflection of the people's will, Tinubu will not get 200,000 votes in Lagos. So you think people of Lagos like Tinubu? The thugs doing all his bidding are thugs from Osun state.

  6. I think he is suffering from amnesia as a result of old age. In the current democratic dispensation Obasanjo conducted the worst elections in 2003 and 2007. He has no moral justification to criticize this election. It was far better than the ones he conducted.

    1. The fact that a leader came to power via a foul means does not mean that he cannot condemn evil when he sees one. Late Yar'adua opined that the means that brought him in was marred with fraud but worked to improve it. INEC has failed Nigerians. How can they be giving us manual results. It is me complaining today but it may be you to complain tomorrow. Let us avoid the complains by doing the right thing.


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