Northern Group Calls for Resignation of INEC Chairman – THISDAYLIVE


John Shiklam in Kaduna

The Arewa Citizens’ Watch for Good Governance has asked the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu to resign or be sacked. 

Addressing a press conference yesterday  in Kaduna, chairman of group, Mohammed Adamu, alleged that the INEC chairman and his team were deliberately working against the interest of the north to suppress  their votes. 

Adamu warned that his group would petition President Muhammadu Buhari, the National Assembly, the United States (US) Embassy and the European Union(EU) if the INEC chairman does not resign. 

According to the group, Yakubu and his team have morally compromised and cannot deliver on the task of conducting a free,  fair and credible elections in 2023.

The group also called for the arrest and prosecution of the INEC chairman over his silence on the allegation by political parties that he was being pressured by some forces to…

Source: Thisday Newspaper