Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Files and Culture refuted several online reviews credited to him that the Fair Nationwide Electoral Commission (INEC) deliberately withheld the exact-time add of presidential election outcomes from polling objects.
Lai Mohammed made the clarification that has been published in some online platforms whereas in Washington DC, asserting it’s irresponsible and reckless.
He said the narrative became as soon as a deliberate falsehood, crooked by the safe platforms to wait on their selfish interests, he known because it irresponsible and reckless journalism.
Fixed with him, “The truth of the topic is that, one amongst the key problems within the polity this present day, is a piece of the media. These are of us that will no longer upright think that the Labour Occasion or the opposition did no longer procure the election. They elated themselves that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will lose the election.
He additional said his assertion became as soon as unambiguous and it became as soon as pass for any media platform to non-public crooked it, to wait by itself interest. He added that the media has a technique of twisting whatever it’s doubtless you’ll per chance per chance simply non-public said to what they need it to uncover esteem.
The minister defined that what he said became as soon as that for the length of the election, there became as soon as a technical glitch and since this and for INEC to present protection to the knowledge, it suspended importing of the outcomes.
INEC straight space up a technical group to uncover into what went pass and simultaneously floated one other platform, he said.
“Pointless to affirm,Top fee Cases has its like agenda, Lai Mohammed added.
“They inserted the note “deliberately” and unnoticed the phrase that it became as soon as in elaborate to present protection to the sanctity of the knowledge. They form it uncover esteem INEC deliberately refused to add the outcomes’. He said.
Lai Mohammed emphasised that the newsletter became as soon as a most irresponsible technique to discover journalism.