PUP threatens INEC chairman, Mahmud, with contempt

PUP threatens INEC chairman, Mahmud, with contempt

- The People Unity Party (PUP) has threatened to commence contempt proceedings against INEC's Professor Mahmud Yakubu

- The party said if the INEC boss said it would commence the legal action if he fails to comply with the order of Justice Binta Murtala Nyako of a Federal High Court

For reportedly disobeying a subsisting court order, the People Unity Party (PUP) has threatened to commence contempt proceedings against Professor Mahmud Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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Prince Julius Emwionkpa, national chairman of the party said this in Abuja that the party would not hesitate to commence contempt proceedings against INEC and its chairman if he fails to comply with the order of Justice Binta Murtala Nyako of a Federal High Court.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) claimed that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is putting the lives of its staff at risk.

INEC made the comment in reaction to the opposition party's allegation that the electoral commission's plan to create polling centers in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in Chad and Niger Republic was a plot hatched in connivance with the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig the elections.

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