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CCD calls for immediate prosecution of electoral offenders

2015-04-13 19:46
Supporters ride in a campaign bus of leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and his running mate Yemi Osinbajo as they drive past a campaign poster of Nigerian President and candidate to his re-elect ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - The Centre for Democracy and Development has called for an immediate investigation on all electoral offenders during the Gubernatorial and State Assembly elections, Leadership reported.

CCD Director, Idayat Hassan, has expressed that there is a need for a thorough investigation of electoral offenders, as there were several cases of fraud and violence in particular Rivers State as the situation in the state was very disturbing.

Also read: Two arrested for electoral violence in Abuja

Security agents have reported many of the cases to the commission of electoral violence. Some of the cases include attacking INEC officials, hijacking of electoral material and arson.

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