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Zamfara: INEC Suspends Presenting Certificate of Return to Governorship Candidate and Others

By Aminu Dahiru

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday acknowledge the receipt of Court Oder from Sokoto Court of Appeal’s judgment, which nullifies the judgement of High Court of Zamfara State, which allows the All Progressive Congress (APC) to present Candidates for 2019 General Elections.

On their Twitter handle, INEC mentioned that it had earlier scheduled the presentation of the Certificate of Return to today Wednesday, 27th March 2019, but due to the communication from the Court, they no any other option that to stop the ceremony after which they will carefully study the Order for their further necessary action.

It could be recalled the APC in Zamfara State has been experiencing disagreement between a faction called G8 who are agitating for an open democracy with everybody’s participation and Governor Yari faction who single-handedly come-up with the list of candidates of his wish and wants the party to adopt them as flag bearers.


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