INEC Keeps Account Of Over 1,689 Suit Cases In 2019 Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it recorded more than 1,689 court cases emerging from the 2019 general race.

Mallam Mohammed Haruna, INEC National Electoral Commissioner responsible for Niger, Kogi and Nasarawa states uncovered this on Thursday in Lafia during the state level post decision audit retreat.

Haruna clarified that more than 890 of the cases were pre-race matters emerging from lead of ideological group essential races, while 799 were race petitions at the different councils the nation over.

As per him, the pre decision cases demonstrated that politcal gatherings expected to assemble their demonstrations so as to develop the country's law based procedure.

He additionally said that the cases before the decision petitions councils demonstrated that much still should have been done to enhance the constituent procedure.

"We are here to survey what we accomplished during the current year's general decision with the end goal of enhancing our consequent trip.

"You will concur with me that any report is work in advancement, you can never get it superbly," Haruna.

He communicated good faith that from the audit of the 2019 general race with contributions from the different partners, ensuing races would be superior to anything the past as perceptible traps would be tended to.

Haruna refered to the exceptional number of ideological groups that took part in the 2019 general decision as one of the difficulties that the commission looked during the gather information.

In his comments, Dr Uthman Ajidagba, Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state said that 26 cases were recorded in the state from the 2019 general decision.

Ajidagba said two were pre-decision prosecutions while 24 cases were at the race petitions councils.

He said that there were no much gripe from the decisions in the state given the insignificant quantities of cases.

"That we have this modest number implies that there was a dimension of fulfillment however a few people simply need to demonstrate indicates by going the court," he said.

He kept up that the post decision survey retreat was extremely pivotal to empower the commission right distinguished slips by and unite on the victories recorded.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the post decision audit retreat had in participation, Electoral officers from the 13 neighborhood government territories of the state, returning officers just as assemblage officers.


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