Prosecute electoral offenders in Kogi, Bayelsa, Lawan tells Police


President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called on security agencies to ensure prosecution of those arrested in connection with electoral offences in weekend governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

Senator Lawan in a statement issued to newsmen and signed by his Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ola Awoniyi said such thorough prosecution by relevant security agencies would serve as deterrence to others in future.

He admonished the electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to learn from the challenges experienced in the two states with a view to constantly improving its institutional performance and the electoral process.

The President…

Source: Nigerian Tribune