Imo Senatorial Elections: Okorocha petitions INEC, demands Certificate of Return

Posted by News Express | 2 May 2019 | 541 times

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• Imo State House of Assembly

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has petitioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over withholding his certificate of return for the Imo West Senatorial District.


Okorocha urged the Chairman of INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, to release the Certificate of Return without delay.


Okorocha explained that the position of the returning officer who had alleged announcing results under duress, after announcing him the winner of the Imo West Senatorial district at the February 23, 2019, elections.


The petition by Okorocha raised concerns over an alleged conspiracy with political opponents and the commission. Adding that the INEC has no jurisdiction to question the authenticity of the election is conducted. (Channels TV)


Source: News Express

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