The independent national electoral commissioner INEC has describes the purported declaration of winner in the Adamawa Governorship election by the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) as null and void, stated that the process has clearly not concluded even when the process has clearly not been concluded.
According to a statement by INEC National Commissioner, Information & Voter Education, Barr. Festus Okoye via INEC official Twitter, says the action of the REC is a usurpation of the power of the Returning Officer. It is null, void and of no effect.
Consequently, the collation of results of the supplementary election is hereby suspended.
The REC, Returning Officer and all involved are hereby invited to the Commission’s Headquarters in Abuja immediately.
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