Sunday, 23 September 2018

Publication Of Fake Election Results Could Lead To Jail - INEC

Nigeria’s election umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has warned against the publication of false results from Saturday’s Osun governorship election.

In a tweet on Saturday evening, the commission said, “Announcing or Publishing a false election result is an offence. It’s a criminal offence punishable by a term of imprisonment.

“The official #OsunDecides2018 results will be uploaded on our platforms as declared by the Returning Officer.”

In the meantime, counting and sorting of ballots are still ongoing.

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