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General News of Thursday, 6 July 2023


Suspended Adamawa INEC REC dragged to court

Hudu Yunusa Ari, suspended Adamawa INEC REC Hudu Yunusa Ari, suspended Adamawa INEC REC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has filed a six-count charge against its suspended Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in Adamawa State, Hudu Yunusa-Ari.

INEC filed the charges at the high court in Yola, the state capital.

INEC, in a statement on Thursday, said it took the action after reviewing the case file from the police which established a prima facie case against Yunusa-Ari.

The Police had arrested Yunusa-Ari over his actions during Adamawa State governorship election.

He was granted administrative bail, then asked to report to the headquarters of the NPF every weekday.