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INEC TO PROSECUTE TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTEEN ELECTORAL OFFENCE CASES, PARTNERS NBA.

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The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, says it has received reports from fifty-four accredited national and international observers as it plans to commence review of the 2023 general election.

Its Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, stated this at a meeting with all the Resident Electoral Commissioners, in Abuja.

Yakubu said equal prominence would be given to all reports and its review will be done in a holistic manner to ensure necessary lessons are learnt from the conclusion and recommendations.

INEC boss stressed that the commission had received two hundred and fifteen case files from the Nigerian Police in respect of electoral infractions during the 2023 general elections.

He however assures that the commission is working with the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, to prosecute the electoral offenders, adding that the NBA has provided four hundred and twenty-seven lawyers to help prosecute the cases free of charge.

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