A presiding officer, Mr Adejuyitan Olalekan has told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that he transmitted the elections result collated from his polling units to a server using a code.
He stated this when he was being cross-examined by President Buhari’s counsel, Wole Olanipekun (SAN).
He said; “I did it myself as the Presiding Officer. I transmitted through the code provided by INEC.”
Olalekan who was the third witness during the proceeding, identified himself as a lecturer at African Community of Inquiry College of Education in Enugu State.
While fielding questions from INEC’s lawyer, Yunus Usman (SAN), if he has the name or the number with which he transmitted the result, Olalekan said he did not have the name or the number of the server.
He added, “Without the code, you cannot make any transmission of results”.
He was asked if he attached the code to his witness statement on oath, he said he did not but had it on his phone.
He maintained that the machine worked perfectly well and all the voters at his polling units voted using the card reader.
The witness added that they were not directed to allow people to vote manually.
He said, “No, we were not directed to allow people to vote manually.
“The card reader worked for every voter who came to my polling unit.”