INEC has disclosed that they are currently studying the decision of a Federal High Court in Abuja, which cancelled its decision to seize the certificate of return of the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha.
INEC revealed that it will do the needful when the studying of the ruling is over.
In a recent statement by National Commissioner for Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye shared that INEC plans to meet asap to do what is necessary.
The statement read, ”The attention of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been drawn to the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by the Hon. Justice Okon Abang, directing the Commission to issue a Certificate of Return to Rochas Okorocha as the Senator-elect for Imo West Senatorial District.
”The Commission is aware that the judgment delivered by the Federal High Court, Abuja is the latest and determined the rights of the parties about the subject matter of the Certificate of Return, in respect of the Imo West Senatorial Election.
”Given the import and directives of the said judgment, the Commission will meet as soon as practicable to do the needful. As a law-abiding institution, the Commission will continue to obey judgments of all courts of competent jurisdiction.”
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