NIGERIA DECIDES: WE HAVE NOT CANCELLED FCT ELECTION RESULTS- INEC CHAIRMAN.

NIGERIA DECIDES: WE HAVE NOT CANCELLED FCT ELECTION RESULTS- INEC CHAIRMAN.

Contrary to insinuations I’m some quarters that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cancelled results collated from the FCT polls, the chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu said there is no such thing.

Briefing journalists in Abuja on Sunday, the chairman said neither the FCT elections nor any other in the country has INEC cancelled.

According to Yakubu: “To be honest I am hearing this for the first time. We have cancelled no elections not in the FCT, not anywhere in the country.

“Under the laws we are waiting for the returning officers to make the declaration and past it to the judiciary to make the final declaration.

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“There is one senatorial seat and two federal constituencies in the FCT. We only collate the result for the presidential election and we look at it in the context of a nationwide, no election results have been cancelled in the Federal Capital Territory or any part of Nigeria for that matter,” he said.

There have been rumors on social media about alleged plans to cancel elections conducted in Abuja on Saturday.

Chinwe Ugele

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