President Buhari benefitted from 2015 manual voting – INEC

The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has published a report on their website where they revealed how the President was a huge beneficiary of the manual voting process of 2015 election.

According to the report, President Buhari got most of the votes cast without bio-metric verification during the election. The report shows that 13,536,311 votes were cast manually during the 2015 presidential poll, representing 42.6 percent of the 31,746,490 accredited voters.

Of that number, the INEC report showed 10,184,720 votes representing 75 percent of the total votes cast were from states won by Muhammadu Buhari, then presidential candidate of the APC, while 3,351,591 votes representing 25 percent came from states won by Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The report also showed that 10 states mostly affected by manual voting include Kebbi, Zamfara, Niger, Bauchi, Plateau, Kaduna, Jigawa, Katsina, Sokoto and Kano: the APC won in nine of the states.