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.
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