INEC Releases Electoral Offences Ahead Of 2019 Elections (FULL LIST)

INEC Releases Electoral Offences Ahead Of 2019 Elections (FULL LIST)

By Wires | The Trent on February 12, 2019
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Kola Ologbondiyan, Mahmood Yakubu, Amina Zakari
INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu on his left is Mrs Amina Bala Zakari, a relative of President Buhari and a director in INEC

Just a few days to the general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released a list of offences voters should avoid during the electoral exercise.

The electoral body made this known on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, in a short video it posted on its official twitter page through the handle @inecnigeria.

See full list below:

1. Multiple Voting

2. Underage registration

3. Breach of public peace

4. Impersonation

5. Publication of Fake election results

6. Campaigning on election day

7. Vote Buying and selling

8. Disruption of election process

9. Prevention of voters from exercising rights

10. Ballot box snatching and election materials

11. Destruction of election materials

12. Ballot box stuffing

13. Vote padding

14. Harassment and molestation of electoral officers

15. Disenfranchisement of voters

The commission said:

“The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 as amended, the Electoral Act 2010, as amended & the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Rules and Regulations constitute the legal framework which regulates our electoral process.”

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