INEC’s Hammer Falls On Three More Political Parties

The sledge hammer of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,  Friday, descended on three more political parties even as the recent de-registration of 28 others continues to generate mixed reactions.

Prof.-Attahiru-Jega

The present action has brought the number of de-registered political parties to 31.

In a statement in Abuja, the Commission said the action was in continuation of the exercise of the powers conferred on it by the 1999 Constitution (as amended) and the Electoral Act, 2010 (As amended).

The statement, signed by Abdullahi Kaugama, Secretary to the Commission named the latest affected parties as African Renaissance Party, ARP, National Democratic Party, NDP and National Transformation Party, NTP.

 

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