Again, INEC expresses displeasure over conflicting court orders


INEC, 2023 presidential election
INEC, 2023 presidential election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has again expressed displeasure over litigations, particularly the conflicting orders emanating from courts of coordinate jurisdiction.

INEC National Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, expressed the displeasure at the commission’s quarterly meeting with leaders of political parties held on Monday, in Abuja.

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Yakubu said that the conflicting orders were making the work of the commission difficult.

“I am aware that some of the cases are still in court and therefore subjudice.

“I must say that some of the decided cases are making our work difficult and we have been crying out loud for a long time.

“In particular, some pre-election litigations relating to the nomination of candidates for elections were not determined until after the elections.

“Consequently, in some instances, political parties were declared winners without…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper