• Edo guber: INEC gives conditions for conclusive election

    Edo guber: INEC gives conditions for conclusive election

    The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Saturday, allayed the fears of some people that the Edo governorship election might be declared inconclusive.

    Yakubu said if the voters could comport themselves before, during and after the election, there would be no reason why it would not be conclusive.

    He said, “The commission had been preparing for the Edo governorship election since March this year.

    “We have also deployed over 18,000 electoral staff and all the needed materials for […]

  • We can’t guarantee conclusive elections in 2019 – INEC

    We can’t guarantee conclusive elections in 2019 – INEC

    The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, says given the challenges and malpractices that have marred elections both in the past and in recent times in the country, the commission cannot guarantee that the general elections in 2019 will be conclusive.

    He said any attempt to give such assurance at this time would be second-guessing the outcome of the election, noting that it had become inevitable for the commission to declare some elections inconclusive.

    The INEC boss, who […]