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General News of Thursday, 9 March 2023


Mahmood Yakubu is a professor of electoral heist - Dino Melaye

A collage of Dino Melaye and Mahmood Yakubu A collage of Dino Melaye and Mahmood Yakubu

A former senator of Nigeria, Dino Melaye has stated that the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu is an expert in electoral fraud.

The former senator who took to his Twitter page to make this statement added that Mahmood Yakubu is a thief when it comes to elections.

Dino added that the manner in which Mahmood declared Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress as winner of the just concluded presidential elections was evident that he needed to retire.

He further said that Mahmood desperately made the declaration when Nigerians were 'sleeping'.

He wrote: "Prof. Mahmud Yakubu is a professor of electoral heist and an electoral thief. The way he went ahead to announce Tinubu when Nigerians were sleeping,that desperation and speed is a character of one who needed to retire what he has collected."

Dino's tweet generated mixed reactions among social media users.

Read some below:

Guchijones4: "He done get alert ,he had to deliver fast like he was under duress. He is a criminal and needs to be apprehended before he commits another crime "

basiru_kauru: "Please don’t be panic because of reconfiguration of BVAS. However,all the data was there we would not temper with the decision made by Nigerians. Nigerians decides we must give,that’s why TINUBU got elected."

PrinceReal9: "Who elected Tinubu? Why didn't they celebrate their victory... Why do Nigeria look like a mourning country when he was declared winner... All of you are enemies of Nigeria and God will Judge you"

itumasunny2496: " does this thing you wrote here make any sense to you? Read it again and tell me if it makes any sense to you. People get wiser as they get older, but the reverse is the case for you. This is not ordinary at all."

Check the tweet here: