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Jega insists Rivers elections were free, fair

2015-04-22 17:25
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 Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega on Tuesday insisted that all the elections held in Rivers State during the just concluded general elections were free and fair, reports New Telegraph.

He noted that there was no evidence of any election irregularities in the state.

Also read: INEC blasts Rivers Gov. Amaechi

Jega, who disclosed this in Abuja at the Civil Rights Situation Room, said reports submitted by the team the commission sent to the state didn’t show any irregularities in the election.

He stated that the commission has no power to cancel election results once returns have been made.

Jega, however, called on whoever has evidence as it relates to electoral offences to bring such to the commission.

Read more at New Telegraph

Read more on: inec  |  attahiru jega  |  abuja  |  2015 elections

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