INEC arraigns professor over 2019 election fraud in Akwa Ibom

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INEC arraigns professor over 2019 election fraud in Akwa Ibom

By Clifford Ndujihe

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Akwa Ibom State, has arraigned one of the two university lecturers, who were allegedly involved in electoral offences during the 2019 polls.

Confirming the development, Odaro Aisien, HOD, Voter Education and Publicity, said the arraignment was in line with INEC’s determination to ensure that anyone entrusted with election responsibility is held accountable “for any offence deliberately committed to subvert the will of the electorate.

“The arraignment is a necessary step to stem the reign of impunity and bring sanity and probity to the electoral process in Nigeria.”

Aisien said in a statement: “In the course of preparations for the 2019 general election, the Commission had warned against acts capable of undermining the integrity of the electoral process.

“To fully underscore the seriousness of the warning, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (Mike Igini) met with stakeholders and repeatedly…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper