Commission’s chairman censure political violence in Abaji
As the council polls hold in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, today, April 9, 2016, the Independent National Electoral Commission chairman, Mahmood Yakubu has criticized series of political vehemence experienced recently.
The electoral violence in Abaji which led to the death of an individual and a deterred plot to lynch the INEC office has been castigated by the Electoral Commission Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu.
The INEC boss assured Abaji people of understanding and commitment to free and fair elections that prevailed at a recent forum for stakeholders will be extended to the elections proper at the Abuja council polls.
In the interim, the National Commissioner of the INEC North-Central Zone, Prof. Anthonia Simbine, has urged all stakeholders in the elections, especially the political parties, to limit their political behaviour before, during and after the elections.