The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has threatened to drag certain politicians state to court over wild allegations made against the commission during the 2019 general elections.
INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner for Enugu, Dr Emeka Ononamadu who said this during a post-election media briefing at INEC office Enugu today warned that INEC is not ready to condone reckless allegations that cast aspersions on the electoral process.
He said certain political groups effortlessly tried to falsely label INEC, security agencies and Central Bank in an attempt to find one way or the other to scuttle the electoral process. While noting that it is not only politician that can always take INEC to court, Ononamadu said the commission and its staff also have a name to protect.
He thanked all stakeholders who participated in the election in the state for displaying,” a loyal attitude during the election. Dr Ononammadu who bemoaned the level of voter apathy which was witnessed in the state during both the presidential and gubernatorial election in the state called on the people to objectively assess the activities of the commission in the state.