The News Agency of Nigeria reports that INEC on Wednesday in Abuja announced the successful conversion of the voting points after 25 years attempts.
According to the party, “Lawan will have nobody but himself to blame for the ridiculing of his tenure in office if he failed to return the nomination as demanded by Nigerians.”
The Commission made the announcement in Abuja on Wednesday.
The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, stated this at a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners.
The commission disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja by Rotimi Oyekanmi, the Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu.
It could be recalled that Onoche’s earlier nomination was rejected eight months ago.
The three-man panel of justices led by Theresa Ngolika Orji-Abadua, ruled after counsel to Jegede, Oyeachi Ikpeazu, SAN, argued that the sitting governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, was “not properly nominated” by his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), and so should be sacked.
Acting Chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Sambo, announced the new date during a meeting with the leadership of political parties and other stakeholders in Kaduna.
The President also said many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of the destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian Civil War.
The lecture and award ceremony, according to a statement issued by the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company, Malam Salisu Umar, is part of activities lined up to mark the 10th anniversary of the newspaper group.
“ It is also the 8th INEC office to be attacked in Imo once the 2019 General Election.” Okoye said that INEC buildings, infrastructure and equipment were critical national assets that guaranteed the continuity of electoral activities throughout the federation.
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It was learnt that the office situated at Ibeagwa town, was attacked Sunday night by invaders who set the fire at about 11 pm.
Dr. Emeka Ononamadu, INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, gave the commendation while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Enugu.
Yakubu, who decried the attacks, said “these attacks are no longer freak events but appear to be quite orchestrated and targeted at INEC.”
The affected offices were those in Ezza North and Ebonyi Local Government areas.
Aliyu also directed a total cordon off of the premises to allow for proper investigation of the incident.
Ohaa told the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu on Monday that five INEC operational vehicles were completely burnt and one partially burnt.
Police spokesman in the state, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said in a statement on Friday that the Udenu Police Divisional Headquarters of the state command received a distress call on Thursday evening about the fire outbreak at the INEC office.
The INEC office was set ablaze on Sunday by unidentified hoodlums leaving electoral materials and furniture destroyed.