The Constitution, Electoral Act 2022, INEC and next year’s polls (2)




From yesterday, this concludes the rejoinder countering the views by Kperogi, Falana and others on the position of INEC on recent party primaries

CLEARLY, Falana was speaking in support of his fellow lawyer, Mr. Mike Igini, whose second tenure ended this year as the REC for Akwa Ibom, and whose outspokenness on election matters throughout his two tenures seems to have endeared him to the Nigerian media.

He has, in recent times, been particularly scathing in his well-publicised remarks about APC’s nomination of Senator Godswill Akpabio, two-term governor of the State and one-term senator, as its candidate for Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District following a reconduct of the primary after he lost out in the party’s presidential primary. Akpabio, the former REC has said in effect, was a pretender to the party’s ticket rightly won, in his view, by a retired Deputy Inspector General of Police, Udom Udo Ekpoudom, based on his own report of the…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper