Certificates of Return from some winners at the last 2019 general elections.

Following a court request, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has pulled back twenty-five (25) Certificates of Return from certain champs at the last 2019 general decisions.

This was uncovered by Festus Okoye, INEC Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, while talking at the 'Discussion on Media Coverage of 2019 General Elections' held in Enugu.

Igbere TV journalist at the occasion reports that Okoye praised the inclusion of the 2019 races by the media.

He additionally entrusted the media to continually keep the general population side by side of each change done to the Electoral Act of the nation.

He said that INEC had finished the recovery and issuance of the 25 testaments of profit for Friday, May 17, 2019.

Giving a breakdown of the testament pulled back, Okoye said 22 of the 25 endorsements pulled back were because of intra-party claim.

"20 of the 25 testaments of-return were pulled back from All Progressive Congress (APC) individuals to other APC individuals; while two from People Democratic Party (PDP) individuals were pulled back and issued to other PDP individuals.

"The other three were pulled back from APC and PDP and given to other ideological groups."

Lauding the media, the INEC Information and Voter Education Committee Chairman said the media has turned into a stage for the clarification of INEC political and appointive choices.

"The media and its professionals to dive profound into the Electoral Act to guarantee that the import of the as of late changed segments is made known to people in general.

"The media should likewise fixate on the part of utilizing Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to determine discretionary issues particularly at the gathering levels as opposed to setting off to the court."

Tread Started by: Christian Uriel On 5:28pm May 21