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Politics - March 14, 2019

INEC Refuses To Issue Okorocha Certificate Of Return

By Michael Paul

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday refused to issue certificate of return to Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha as a senator-elect.
Without the certificate of return, it means that his election has not been validated.
While distributing certificate of return to elected Senators from the South-East, INEC National Commissioner, Prof Okechukwu Ibeanu announced Francis Uzenwa Onyewuchi as the only Senator -elect from Imo state.
Francis Uzenwa Onyewuchi will represent the people of Imo East senatorial district at the red chamber.
Earlier, INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu said the commission will continue to work with members of the National Assembly to review the electoral laws ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Yakubu who urged all the senators-elect to work ahead of time in reforming the nation’s electoral laws, said vital lesson learned from one elections to another are lost if the reforms comes very close to another general elections.

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