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We may cancel results of areas with recorded violence – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commissioner in charge of Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye has announced that the electoral commission might be cancelling votes from polling units where violence was recorded.

Okoye who stated that the cancellation is dependent on reports made by the presiding officer in such units, added that they are not aware of the Peoples Democratic Party’s claim that Governor Yahaya Bello and the APC was forcing the Commission to sign prefilled results.

The INEC Commissioner said the decision to cancel results in some polling units will not be taken independently without reports from its officials in the field.

He said “we have some Resident and National Commissioners and other senior staff of the commission on the field. They are doing their job in accordance with the law.”

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