Thursday, June 13, 2019

INEC records over 1,689 court cases arising from 2019 general election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it recorded over 1,689 court cases arising from the 2019 general election.

Mohammed Haruna, INEC National Electoral Commissioner in charge of Niger, Kogi, and Nasarawa states, said this on Thursday in Lafia during the state level post-election review retreat.

Mr Haruna said more than 890 of the cases were pre-election matters arising from the conduct of political party primary elections, while 799 were election petitions at the various tribunals across the country.