The Independent National Electoral Commission has set up a 3-man fact-finding panel to look at the complaints of the All Progressives Party in respect of Rivers State election.
“Further to the allegation made by the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday 28th March, 2015 in Rivers state and its call for the cancellation of the exercise, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has set up a fact finding mission to ascertain the veracity of the claims and allegations and to advice the Commission and the Chief Electoral Commissioner/Returning Officer for the Presidential election,” the commission said in a statement by its Secretary, Mrs. Augusta Ogakwu.
The committee of National Electoral Commissioners comprises the following:
- Thelma Iremirem – Head and supervisory National Commissioner for Rivers state.
- M.K Hammanga – Member
3) Professor Lai Olurode – Member
Ogakwu said the panel had departed for Rivers State and “it is expected that they will submit their report before the end of the collation of results of the other states and the FCT.
“Following the consideration of the report, the Commission will make its decision known”.