The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stated that it did not withdraw from the appeal process in the ongoing Kano governorship election petition case. Sam Olumekun, the INEC National Commissioner and Chairman of its committee on Information and Voter Education, made this announcement in a statement released on Saturday in Abuja.
INEC has denied rumors that it withdrew from the appeal process in the Kano governorship election petition case. This means that INEC is still actively involved in the case and will continue to participate in the legal proceedings.
In addition to denying the withdrawal, INEC has also taken action against one of its Legal Officers. This officer has been punished for his involvement in leaking confidential information related to the case. INEC takes the confidentiality of its legal proceedings seriously and will not tolerate any breaches.
Despite rumors suggesting otherwise, INEC has clarified that it has not withdrawn from the appeal process in the Kano governorship election petition case. The commission remains committed to upholding the integrity of the legal proceedings. Additionally, INEC has taken disciplinary action against a Legal Officer for leaking confidential information.