The Independent National Electoral Commission says it does not know if soldiers rigged elections in the River State governorship poll which was marred by violence.
The INEC National Commissioner for Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye, said this during an interview on Channels TV’s Sunrise Daily programme on Monday.
Okoye explained that after the Rivers State elections were suspended, INEC went on a fact finding mission to the state and based on some discoveries, the commission would be holding a meeting with the heads of security agencies.
When asked if INEC investigation showed that the military rigged elections, Okoye said, “The fact finding mission that we sent to Rivers established the fact that the military intervened in some places. We saw them in INEC office and they agreed that they were at some collation centres on election day. Read more