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INEC tells Adamawa REC Yunusa-Ari to stay away from office

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ordered the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Adamawa, Hudu Yunusa-Ari to stay away from its office in the state.

The directive was conveyed in a letter on Monday signed by the secretary to the INEC Rose Oriaran-Anthony, .

TMY Newspapers recall that the REC had controversially declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Aisha ‘Binani’ Dahiru, as the winner of the Adamawa state governorship election when results from 10 Local Government Areas had not been announced.

According to the letter, Oriaran-Anthony said the administrative secretary has been mandated to take full charge of the office in Adamawa with immediate effect.

I hereby convey the Commission’s decision that you (Barr. Hudu Yunusa Ari), Resident Electoral Commissioner, Adamawa State should stay away from the Commission’s office in Adamawa State immediately until further notice,” the letter reads.

The Administrative Secretary has been directed to take full charge of INEC, Adamawa State with immediate effect’.

 

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