…List Zamfara APC for Saturday NASS Polls
Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has declared that those who sponsored under-age voter will be prosecuted.
He made this assertion on Friday at the INEC final press conference while answering question on how to check the underage voters which was prevalent in the north during the 2015 general election. “ Let me Assure you that anybody caught sponsoring underage voters will be arrested and prosecuted.” He said.
On the Court of Appeal ruling on Zamfara APC that it should be listed to participate in the general election starting from tomorrow, Prof Mahmood said based on the previous experience where court can make pronouncement on the eve of the election, he has made plan B Incase of the outcome of the litigations across the country.
“ We have anticipated that anything can happen from the litigation,so we’ ve made elaborate plan B Incase the court rules that we should include them. So I can tell you that APC Zamfara will be on the ballot box for the national assembly election tomorrow.” He said.