Renowned Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Gumi has stressed that E-transmission of election results can solve the electoral irregularities in Nigeria.


Gumi intimated that the banes of the electoral process in Nigeria including money politics, mediocrity, and political blackmailing would come to an end if the E-transmission of election results is embraced.

He advocated for the implementation of the electronic transmission of election results to ensure free and fair elections.

Taking to his official Facebook page, Gumi made his submission.

Gumi said: “Since 1999 when the khaki returned to the barracks, we’ve not heard the better good news for Nigerians as this singular act of making it legal to transmit elections results electronically.

“Nonetheless, this will in no way immeasurable reduce the rigging and votes manipulation, the only way bad politicians have been able to hold the nation for a long time at its jugular veins.

“Money politics, mediocrity, and political blackmailing will all vanish or nearly so by making every vote genuinely counted. This is a big plus for our Senate and the democracy that gives Nigerians free will to choose and repel leaders they so wish.”

In other news, Sheikh Gumi recently opened up on his secret with dealing with the bandits and rebels in the North.

According to Gumi, he tries to use diplomacy in his interactions with the bandits as he allows them to be themselves and express their opinions without fear or intimidation.

He posited that he regarding the bandits as humans in the first place with respect before regardless of their present dealings has made him forge ties with the bandits.