INEC stops Bauchi guber poll collation | The Guardian Nigeria News


Chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Mahmood Yakubu speaks to the press about preparations for the rescheduled general elections in Abuja, on February 20, 2019. – Nigeria’s presidential and parliamentary election has been rescheduled for February 23, 2019, following the postponement of the orinial poll on February 16. (Photo by Pius Utomi EKPEI / AFP)

The Independent National Electoral Commission has reversed its decision to resume collation of the Bauchi State governorship election results.

The decision by INEC to halt the resumption was prompted by an interim injunction by a Federal High Court in Abuja restraining the electoral authority.

The court Tuesday morning ordered the INEC not to go ahead with its plan to collate, conclude and announce the results of the governorship election in Bauchi State held on March 9.

The judge, Inyang Ekwo, made the order based on an ex-parte application filed by the All Progressive Congress (APC) and…

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