Election: Beware of social media results ― INEC - News Summed Up

Election: Beware of social media results ― INEC


THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kebbi state, has urged politicians to be wary of social media posts after voting prior to the official declaration of result by the commission. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Alhaji Ahmad Mahmud, gave the advice during an interactive session with stakeholders in Birnin Kebbi on Monday. “We urge you to be wary of social media posted results before official declaration. “Only INEC Returning Officers at wards, local governments and state levels have the statutory authority and power to declare the results,” he said. “We have all the sensitive materials at CBN custody, so we have no fear for the materials now.


Source: Nigerian Tribune February 18, 2019 14:26 UTC



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