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INEC Threatens To Blacklist Parties over Violent Congresses

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In a press release made on Monday by the spokesman of The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC), Festus Okoye said that political events unable to conduct peaceable congresses and interact in violent fiascos that threaten lives and destroy property will likely be blacklisted.

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Based on Okoye, the electoral physique could not acknowledge the result of violent congresses if the pattern continues within the nation.

He added that INEC may withdraw its workers from monitoring such violent political celebration conferences, with the resultant non-recognition of their outcomes.

He stated the fee’s properties are being destroyed within the aftermath whereas the lives of individuals and its workers are endangered.

Okoye stated: “This Fee is not going to stand askance and watch celebration conventions and congresses degenerate into farcical rituals and violent fiascos that threaten lives and destroy property.

“For the avoidance of doubt, INEC will henceforth rethink its involvement in these occasions, ought to they proceed to place lives of members of the general public and workers of the Fee in danger.

“Henceforth, there will likely be far-reaching penalties in any scenario the place celebration congresses and conventions degenerate into violence and destruction of INEC property. Other than changing such destroyed supplies, events could also be blacklisted from the receipt of INEC supplies for his or her actions sooner or later.

“The Fee may withdraw its workers from monitoring such violent political celebration conferences, with the resultant non-recognition of their outcomes.”

Gistlover experiences that latest congresses carried out by the Individuals’s Democratic Social gathering (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been marred by violence.

Final week, thugs invaded the PDP zonal congress in South West simply days earlier than the train within the North West was disrupted after supporters from completely different camps clashed.

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