INEC Confirms Rivers State APC Won’t Participate In 2019 Elections

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has effected the judgment of Justice James Kolawole Omotosho of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt by removing the logo of the APC and names of all its candidates for the National Assembly election from its documents in Rivers State.

The list of political parties and candidates participating in the National Assembly elections has just been published by INEC with APC missing.

INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Rivers state, Obo Efangha said the Commission had to obey the court order.

Justice James Kolawole Omotosho had in his judgment last week issued a restraining order on INEC not to recognize the APC and its candidates for the 2019 general elections in Rivers State.

Justice Omotosho also ordered the APC and all its candidates to stop campaigning and canvassing for votes.

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