What will happen if INEC keeps holding Rochas' certificate of return

Individuals from the All Progressives Congress (APC) youth gathering from the South-East yesterday, dissented the refusal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha's testament of return.

Naija News reports that Gov. Okorocha had been proclaimed the champ of the Imo North senatorial race yet the equivalent Returning Officer who pronounced his triumph turned around to state he reported the outcome under pressure.

In view of the Returning Officer's case, INEC chose to retain the Certificate, taking note of that INEC just issued an authentication to individuals who truly won decisions.

In any case, in a letter of challenge dated May 22, 2019 and routed to the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu and marked by South-East Zonal Youth Leader of the gathering, Olisaemeka Onyeka and a few administrators of the assembly, encouraged the commission to reevaluate its choice so as not to fuel pressure in the state.

The young people who blockaded the national home office of INEC said the INEC reserved no privilege to clutch the declaration.

They demanded that the outcome was declared within the sight of security offices, other gathering authorities just as the media, including that there was no indication of terrorizing or coercion.

"We are composing this letter to challenge the choice of INEC to retain the Certificate of Return of the Executive Governor of Imo State, His Excellency Owelle Rochas Okorocha, champ of the Imo North Senatorial District.

The letter focused on that the returning officer reported Governor Okorocha victor of the National Assembly decision within the sight of all security organizations, print and conventional media and INEC'S representative who was likewise at the setting, including that it ..'came as an unexpected when same commission claimed that the declaration was made under coercion.

"We again remind the INEC that once affirmation was made by a race returning officer, the commission has no privilege to retain the champ's Certificate of Return," the gathering said.

Mr. Kelechi Madumene, an Assistant Director in the Commission, because of the APC assembly, lauded the dissenters for a 'quiet' challenge, educated them that the issue was at that point in court.

He said that it would add up to subjudice to as much as remark on the issue that was at that point under the steady gaze of the official courtroom.

He, be that as it may, guaranteed them that the Commission will make the best decision inside the vibe of the law.

Tread Started by: Christian Uriel On 3:04pm May 23