INEC Drops BOMBSHELL On Tinubu, Atiku, And Obi 2023 Presidency, Reveals Its Position On Preferred Candidates
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has distanced itself from the rumoured report of having a favoured candidate in the run- up to a general election.
The nation’ s electoral arbiter has reaffirmed that there will be no special candidates in the 2023 election.
Meanwhile, INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu stated that the commission would not act in favour of or against any candidate, and that the people’ s ballots will be counted.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has stated that the commission will be neutral in the 2023 general elections because it has no favoured candidate or political party, according to Daily Trust.
Yakubu made the revelation on Wednesday, August 3rd, at the 4th Abubakar Momoh memorial lecture in Abuja.
INEC Declares That Nigerians’ Votes Will Be Counted
According to Yakubu, Nigerians should be assured that the outcome of the 2023 general elections and future polls in the country will be determined only by their votes.
According to the report, INEC says it will apply the laws without fear or favour to ensure free, fair, credible, inclusive, and transparent elections.
The characteristics of the electoral act are explained. Yakubu, who was represented by the TEI’ s Chairman Board, Prof. Abdullahi Abdu Zuru, also emphasised the importance of stakeholders, particularly political parties.