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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has finally spoken on its decision not to allow Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), inspect election materials.

Recall that Atiku had gone to the court, after he lost the February 23 election to President Muhammadu Buhari.

He further filed at the court that INEC should be compelled to grant him access to materials used for the election and the court granted his prayer.

However, according to the PDP’s spokesperson, Kola Ologbodiyan, INEC denied Atiku access to the materials.

Reacting, Rotimi Oyekanmi, INEC chairman spokesman said that INEC will comply with the court directive “if and when the commission receives the order”.

“It is common knowledge that since the declaration of the results of the presidential election, the commission has been busy with the multiple activities associated with the national assembly, governorship, state houses of assembly and federal capital territory elections,” he said.

“Only last Thursday, the commission presented certificates of return to senators-elect and house of representatives members-elect, including PDP members.

“Nevertheless, the commission will comply when the due process is followed.”


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