INEC Stops Election In Some Locations In Kogi State

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Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has as a matter of importance suspended election in some areas to enable a free and fair process. The release made available to 9News Nigeria reads thus:

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SUSPENSION OF ELECTION IN SOME LOCATIONS IN KOGI STATE

The Commission has received reports from our officials in Kogi State on incidences of electoral malpractices, particularly the incident of result sheets completed before voting.

Reports indicate that the incidents occurred in Adavi, Ajaokuta, Ogori/Magongo, Okehi and Okene Local Government Areas. The most serious incidents occurred in Ogori/Magongo, affecting nine of 10 Registration Areas.

This is entirely unacceptable. Any result not emanating from the Commission’s process in the Polling Units will not be accepted.

The Commission is determined not to reward bad behaviour. Consequently, the election in the nine Wards in Ogori/Magongo LGA (Eni, Okibo, Okesi, Ileteju, Aiyeromi, Ugugu, Obinoyin, Obatgben and Oturu) is at this moment suspended. The incidences in the other Local Government Areas are being thoroughly investigated, and the outcome, including the way forward, will be announced in the next 24 hours.

Meanwhile, as the processes continue, we follow the audit trail of personnel and materials to ascertain those who may have been complicit in undermining the process. We have a record of all officials deployed at various levels as supervisors, monitors, technical staff or polling unit officials and all election materials issued to them. Appropriate sanctions will be applied where necessary.

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The Commission assures voters in Kogi State that their votes are protected, and their wishes will be respected.

Mohammed Kudu Haruna
National Commissioner & Member
Information and Voter Education Committee
Saturday 11th November 2023

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