A’Ibom NNPP to INEC: Don’t publish names of disqualified candidates

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By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo

The New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP Akwa Ibom state chapter has raised the alarm that the Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC, has reportedly smuggled into it’s final list aspirants it hitherto disqualified from contesting the 2023 elections in the state.

Publicity Secretary of the party, Solomon Johnny specifically said the party was worried that some parties candidates earlier disqualified by INEC has been listed by INEC and urged the electoral umpire not to publish such names.

Johnny made assertion yesterday while responding to questions on Tangsio FM, 102.7 an Ibibio Radio Program in Uyo.

He emphasised that for political parties to be eligible to file candidates to contest any poll under the new Electoral Act, such parties must subscribe to the guidelines of INEC and never play a fast one on other political parties..

He said:”The NNPP calls on INEC to weed out political parties which failed to comply with relevant provisions…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper