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#RiversRerun: Wike kicks against cancellation of election results

22 March 2016, 14:08

Port Harcourt: Gov Nyesom Wike has kicked against the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to suspend further action on Saturday’s legislative rerun elections in the state.

Wike spoke on Monday against the backdrop of comments by the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Aniedi Ikoiwak, that the commission has not released any results apart from the one federal constituency and nine state constituencies announced  on Sunday.

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The governor, who spoke with journalists insisted that no INEC official has the power to cancel a result already confirmed by a returning officer.

Wike also said the state government has gathered videos of the atrocities the military committed across the state during the rerun. 

He added that the videos would be released to the public at the appropriate time.

- News 24


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