Chairman of the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee, Professor Yakubu Mahmoud on Tuesday, whereas addressing stakeholders on the Nationwide Election Collation Centre in Abuja, knowledgeable the viewers that election offenders can solely be punished as offered for within the Electoral Acts of Nigeria.
When he was quizzed on the legality of the order of the President to shoot poll snatchers at sight. Professor Yakubu Mahmoud had this to say;
“The place of the fee is that each one violators of the Electoral Act must be punished in line with the provisions of the Electoral Act,” he mentioned.
He additionally assured the Viewers that opposite to reviews INEC’s head of logistics was working in his workplace and never arrested has it was reported.
“No commissioner of INEC was picked by DSS. No commissioner’s home was raided. The commissioner they’re speaking about is now (Tuesday) in his workplace working on the fee’s headquarters.”