Abuja - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday affirmed that the Late Abubakar Audu remains the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Kogi State governorship election, reports Vanguard.
INEC’s position came after a meeting of senior INEC officials in Abuja called to ponder possible options on the issue was temporarily aborted after news emerged that Audu had ‘resurrected.
In taking the decision, the commission said it was ignorant of Audu’s death.
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The commission said it will take a new position on the inconclusive election when the APC officially notifies the commission of Audu’s death.
The commission, through its Director of Voter Education, Publicity, Civil Society and Gender Liaison at the Commission, Oluwole Osaze-Uzi, said it is meticulously studying the situation with a view to coming up with an appropriate position that would be fair, lawful and acceptable to all.
Read more at Vanguard.
- News 24