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Nigeria Election: 7 things voters must not do at polling unit – INEC


The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has listed seven things electorates must not do at the polling unit.

The INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, made this known on Thursday while addressing a press conference in Abuja.

Yakubu cautioned electorates against campaigning for votes or persuading voters to not vote for a candidate.

He said, ”No shouting of slogans concerning the election, or in support of any party

”No one should be in possession of an offensive weapon or wear any apparel calculated to intimidate voters.

”No one is allowed to use a vehicle bearing the colour or symbol of a political party or candidate

”No one is allowed to loiter at polling units without lawful excuse after voting or after being refused to vote.

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”No one is allowed to snatch or destroy any election materials.

”No one is allowed to blare siren,” he added.


INEC to Issue a certificate of Return to Senator’s Elect.

The Independent National Electoral Commission is currently presenting certificates of return to candidates who emerged victorious in the senatorial election held across the country on February 23.

The event is holding at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.

The senators-elect are being called states by states to collect their certificates from officials of the
electoral body.

House of Representatives’ members-elect are expected to take their turn later in the day.

INEC had earlier announced that only those whose names appeared on its website as winners of the election would be presented with certificates.

Details later…

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