2023: Confusion as INEC cancels REC’s declaration of APC’s Binani as winner of Adamawa governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has suspended the the collation of the supplementary election held on Saturday April 15, 2023 in Adamawa state.

This was disclosed in a statement by the INEC National Commissioner, Information and Voter Education, Barr. Festus Okoye on Sunday…..CONTINUE READING

The statement reads, “The attention of the Commission has been drawn to a purported declaration of winner in the Adamawa governorship election by the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) even when the process has clearly not been concluded.

“The action of the REC is a usurpation of the power of the Returning Officer. It is null, void and of no effect.

“Consequently, the collation of results of the supplementary election is hereby suspended.

“The REC, Returning Officer and all involved are hereby invited to the Commission’s Headquarters in Abuja immediately…..CONTINUE READING