INEC has reversed the unlawful declaration of Aisha Binani winner of the Adamawa Order governorship election
The Honest National Electoral Commission, INEC, has reversed the unlawful declaration of Aisha Binani winner of the Adamawa Order governorship election by the resident electoral commissioner.
Even supposing Piece 64 and 65 Electoral Act 2022 moreover to Part 3 INEC guidelines vest the vitality of declaration on returning officer, Mr Ari usurped the vitality and declared Binani as winner midway into the collation.
But INEC, in a assertion by its spokesman Festus Okoye, stated the declaration was null and void.
“The glory of the Commission has been drawn to a purported declaration of winner within the Adamawa Governorship election by the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) even when the technique has clearly no longer been concluded.
“The action of the REC is a usurpation of the vitality of the Returning Officer. It is null, void and of no develop. In consequence, the collation of results of the supplementary election is hereby suspended.
“The REC, Returning Officer and all fervent are hereby invited to the Commission’s Headquarters in Abuja in an instant. Detailed assertion to appear at shortly,” the assertion added.
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