INEC RAISES ALARM AHEAD OF KOGI BAYELSA GOVERNORSHIP ELECTIONS

Written by on November 4, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission has revealed that its risk assessments report has confirmed that political gladiators in both Bayelsa and Kogi states have mobilised thugs from neighnouring states to use them in prosecuting the November 16 governorship elections.

 

Chairman of the Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, expressed the concern at the quarterly meeting of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee (ICCES) and the Commission in Abuja, yesterday.

He also reminded the heads and representatives of the security agencies that both states have history of electoral violence, promising to share the reports of the risk assessment it conducted.


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