Election tribunal: We’ll not argue with PDP – INEC

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election tribunal: We’ll not argue with PDP – INEC

By Emmanuel Oloniruha

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will not engage the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in argument on petitions before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal because they are sub-judice.

Mr Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, INEC, said this in a statement released in Abuja.

Okoye was responding to PDP’s allegation that INEC refused to release election materials used for the conduct of the Feb. 23, presidential poll to it as ordered by the presidential election petitions tribunal.

He said the commission was aware that there were petitions pending before the tribunal where the petitioners had filed their cases and the respondents had responded to the petitions.

He said that as one of the respondents in the petition filed by the PDP and its presidential candidate, the commission had responded to the said…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria