INEC sets up committee to investigate registration of underage voters

0



The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has set up a committee to investigate the issue of underage registration and voting in Kano State.

This was disclosed by INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu on Friday during a workshop in Lagos.

DAILY POST reported that INEC in a statement concerning the allegations of underage Nigerians voting said it cannot ascertain or be held liable for the process claimed to be outside its legal purview.

Mahmoud speaking on the allegations said he, “believes that the commission’s register is not compromised” as the decision to investigate the issue came after pictures of underage voters in Kano State were circulated on social media.

The said pictures sparked reactions from Nigerians and groups with many questioning Competency of INEC board to carry out free and fair election.

Subject: INEC sets up committee to investigate registration of Underage voters

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has set up a committee to investigate the issue of underage registration and voting in Kano State.

This was disclosed by INEC Chairman Professor Mahmoud Yakubu on Friday during a workshop in Lagos.

Mahmoud said he believes that the commission’s register is not compromised as the decision to investigate the issue came after pictures of underaged voters in Kano State were circulated on social media.

These pictures sparked reactions from Nigerians and groups with many wuestioning Competency of INEC board to carry out free and fair election.





Source link

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here