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INEC Writes IGP To Arrest And Prosecute Adamawa Resident Electoral Commissioner



The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has written to the Inspector General Of Police Usman Alkali Baba to immediately arrest and prosecute the Adamawa State Resident Electoral Commissioner Hudu Yunusa-Ari.

Recall that Hudu Yunusa-Ari improperly declared the governoship candidate of APC Aisha Binani winner of the Adamawa governoship while collation of results was still ongoing.

Reacting to the action, the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, rejected the declaration saying that it didn’t follow the process of announcing an election results.

In a fresh meeting today 18th April 2023, INEC sacked the Adamawa Resident Electoral Commissioner Hudu Yunusa-Ari and ordered his immediate arrest and prosecution.

Read Also:INEC Sack Resident Electoral Commissioner Of Adamawa State Hudu Yunusa-Ari.

The Statement Reads

“At its meeting today, 18th April 2023, the Commission discussed matters arising from the Adamawa Governorship election and decided to:

“Write to the Inspector-General of Police for the immediate investigation and possible prosecution of the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Adamawa State, Barr. Hudu Yunusa Ari.

Request the Secretary to the Government of the Federation to draw the attention of the appointing authority to the unwholesome behaviour of the REC for further action.

“The collation process shall resume at a time to be determined by the Returning Officer.

Detailed statement will follow shortly.

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