2023 Election: INEC Suspends Adamawa REC, Names Replacement

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Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) Hudu Yunusa has been removed by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) from its Adamawa State headquarters.

Rose Oriaran-Anthony directed the administrative secretary to assume complete control in a letter dated April 17, 2023 and issued to the Adamawa State REC, the commission’s secretary.

The letter reads in parts, “I hereby convey the commission’s decision that you (Barr Hudu Yunusa Ari) Resident Electoral Commissioner, Adamawa State should stay away from the commission’s office in Adamawa State immediately until further notice.

“The Administrative Secretary has been directed to take full charge of INEC, Adamawa State with immediate effect.”

On Sunday, the REC, faced huge bribery allegation, controversially declared Aishatu Dahiru Binani, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), the winner of Adamawa state governorship election while results collation process was not completed.

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