INEC organizes off cycle retreat


Meanwhile… The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu says lack of capacity and expertise has slowed down the commission’s efforts to tackle vote-buying and other electoral offences in Nigeria.

Mahmood made the statement in Lagos at the commission’s retreat on the Ekiti and Osun off-cycle governorship elections.

The INEC chairman warned that it had become imperative for Nigeria to establish an electoral offences commission to collaborate with the commission to check electoral fraud and other related crimes.

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