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He wrote: âThe PEPC judgement is inherently contradictory and illogical and, if allowed to stand, will destroy every achievement the Electoral Act 2022, was designed to achieve.
Kenneth further said it was an analogue judgement applied to a technologically advanced Electoral Act 2022, addingÂ disathat he disgrees with the entire verdict.
âThose who publicly stated that BVAS will destroy our democracy are now trying to destroy the BVAS using this judgement. This judgement does not appreciate the intendment of the Legislature for the technological advancement of our elections and appears bent on destroying it.
“This judgement is an analogue judgement applied to a technologically advanced Electoral Act 2022. To rule that civil forfeiture is not a fine as contemplated by the Constitution is to overule the decision of the Chief Justice of Nigeria.
This judgement will set us back to pre-1999 election era when manual collation was the albatross of our elections.
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