The All Progressives Congress, APC, on Tuesday, applied for leave of the Federal High Court in Abuja to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and IG of Police to prosecute the governor-elect of Anambra State, Obiano Maduabuchi Willie, for the offence of multiple voters registration.
APC, in an quick affidavit filed before the court, said it had secured three separate voters’ cards issued to Obiano prior to the November 16 governorship election in Anambra State.
Specifically, APC alleged that Obiano was issued a Voter Registration Number (VIN) 90F5B88377091121 at 2:18pm on August 21, 2013, and another Voter Identification Number (VIN) 90F5B15E7D378200332 at 10:25am on September 3, 2013.
According to APC, “further investigation revealed that Obiano Maduabuchi Willie had earlier registered at Ifako/Soluyi Ward 2, Polling Unit 060-Junction of Ramot Oluwakemi Street, Kosofe Local Government Area of Lagos State, with a Voter Registered Number (VIN) 90F5B12B01296204172, with a serial number 461.”
The applicant, however, decried that though it had by a letter dated November 21, 2013, four days before the Anambra poll, invited both INEC and IG to investigate and prosecute the allegation of double registration, “the 1st and 2nd respondents have ignored, failed and neglected to prosecute Obiano Maduabuchi Willie upon the facts and evidence of multiple voters registration”.
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