Nigeria: Recommend Erring Recs to Buhari for Sanctions – Labour Party Tells INEC

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Labour Party, LP, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to recommend the erring Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs to President Muhammadu Buhari for sanctions.

Recall that the former Resident Electoral Commissioner REC in Adamawa, Hudu Yunusa Ari, had defied the Chief Returning Officer, Mele Lamido, and unilaterally announced the All Progressives Congress, APC, Governorship Candidate, Senator Aishatu Dahiru, as the winner, when collation had not been concluded.

But, the National headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, acted swiftly by annulling Ari’s action, suspending him, writing the Presidency to get him sacked.

The Commission immediately appointed Mele Lamido to conclude the collation.

Lamido consequentlt announced Governor Ahmadu Fintiri, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate as winner, the matter has raised debates on how to safe Nigeria’s democratic process.

Speaking on the issue, the Acting National Publicity Secretary of…

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