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INEC rejects governorship nominations of seven parties

2015-01-27 19:25
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Abuja - The Independent National Electoral Commission has rejected the governorship nominations of seven political parties.

The rejection which affected several states of the federation, according to INEC, was as a result of the parties’ inability to nominate running mates.

The parties and the states affected are – Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN) in Delta state, Labour Party in Niger State, New Nigeria Peoples Party in Ogun State, Unity Party of Nigeria in Oyo State.

Also read: INEC will not disqualify Buhari over certificate saga

United Democratic Party in Rivers State, and Peoples Democratic Movement in Sokoto and Zamfara States respectively.

-  NAN

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