The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given more insight into the situation of suspended Resident Electoral Commissioner of Adamawa State, Hudu Ari.
Recall that Ari caused controversy after he announced the supplementary governorship election results in Adamawa State, while collation was ongoing….CONTINUE READING
He illegally declared Senator Aisha Dahiru Binnani as the winner of the election.
Following the development, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered a probe of all the security operatives involved in the illegal act.
Speaking on the development, INEC national commissioner for information and voter education, Festus Okoye, said the the commission will soon take action against Ari.
“In terms of the issue of the Adamawa REC, you are aware that (former) President Buhari suspended him before he left office and the police invited him to explain what happened,” Okoye said during the interview.
“I am aware that the police have concluded an investigation. In the next few weeks Nigeria will be informed of what happened. Under the law, he should be prosecuted by INEC.
“There is an interface between the Nigerian Police and INEC. The commission was informed of some of the processes and procedures. Very soon the commission will take action on the REC,” he added….CONTINUE READING