Tanzania opposition Presidential candidate Edward Lowasa Wednesday said he would not recognize the Presidential poll results being announced by the the country’s National Electoral Commission.
Speaking to journalist in Dar es salaam Tanzania, Lowasa claimed of vote rigging and irregularities in various parts of the country in favor of ruling party’s candidate John Pombe Magufuli who has taken an early lead in the Sunday’s poll .
Lowasa now wants the entire tallying process be stopped or the elections be annulled all together.
He has also criticized the International observers for what he termed as “biased observation”.
His runnig mate Hadji Duni Juma also alleged that there was high tempering of the poll results.
Meanwhile , the Tanzania Electoral Commission confirmed that Zanzibar’ electoral’s decision to cancel the elections in the semi autonomous island won’t affect the mainland results.