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INEC lacks powers to disqualify aspirants with court cases – Commissioner, Lawyer (Vanguard)

INEC lacks powers to disqualify aspirants with court cases – Commissioner, Lawyer (Vanguard)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has for the umpteenth time denied speculations that it would disqualify politicians with court cases from contesting future elections in Nigeria. Speaking, the National Commissioner in charge of Publicity of INEC, Prince Adedeji Solomon Soyemi said that those peddling such rumours are mere busy-bodies aimed at scaring their likely opponents from contesting. The speculations recently gained ground when anti-corruption agencies, especially the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned some major political aspirants in court over alleged money-laundering with regards to 2015 campaign funding. Read more

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