The Labor Party (LP) once again argued that the presidential election had ended in error.
The LP’s response stemmed from a statement by Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed about the election.
As News Nigeria reported, the minister issued a statement on Sunday describing opposition parties attacking President Muhammadu Buhari over his recent comments on the election as “shameful losers.”.
Mohammed further instructed them to accept the election results in good faith, saying that the Progressive All Peoples Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu had won the presidential election fairly and with integrity after winning the majority of votes in the exercise.
However, in a statement released on Sunday evening, the LP, through acting as national publicity secretary, Obiora Ifoh, chastised the minister for his propaganda bias.
The statement emphasizes that only blind people accept the exercise as reliable.
“We would rather not join issues with a man who is famous for constantly prescribing doses of expired and ineffectual propaganda to Nigerians.
“It is only the blind that will continue to insist that the 2023 presidential election which was massively rigged was free, fair and credible.
“As we have said earlier, the opposition political parties lost the election because the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC jettisoned the electoral act, having not uploaded the result from the polling unit in real time as promised and in so doing, created room for riggers to have a field day.
“The election witnessed unprecedented magnitude of violence, ballot snuffing, snatching and manipulations of result from the collation centres using thugs, security agencies, which included police and army amongst others.
“His (Lai Mohammed) ill-fated and hugely failed trip to the United Kingdom and the United States where he attempted to redeem the grossly battered democratic credentials of this present administration; spending millions of taxpayers’ money to defend an indefensible action is yet another tragedy of President Buhari’s 8 years leadership,” the statement read.