Just in: INEC chairman defends commission's budget before National Assembly

Just in: INEC chairman defends commission's budget before National Assembly

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, alongside his team, has defended the electoral commission's budget before the National Assembly's joint committee on INEC.

Professor Mahmood and other members of the electoral commission defended the budget in the early hours of Monday, April 8.

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Details regarding the outcome of the defence are yet to be out at the of filing this report.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that INEC on Friday, March 29, said supplementary elections had helped in the improvement of quality of elections in the country.

The assertion was made by the INEC national commissioner in charge of Kano, Katsina and Jigawa states, Abubakar Nahuche, while presenting certificates of return to Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina state and 34 elected members of the state House of Assembly in Kastina, Daily Trust reports.

Nahuche said: “The 2019 general election has generated a lot of interests and debate particularly on declaring election inconclusive requiring supplementary election. READ ALSO: Emir of Kano organises special prayer for Ganduje, urges him to forgive all “It shows improvement in the quality of election in recent times. It has reduced the margin between the winner and the runner up during the election."

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Source: Legit

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