The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the presentation of certificates of return to candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state.
The electoral commission disclosed this in a tweet on Tuesday.
“INEC has been served with the judgment of the Court of Appeal Sokoto concerning the sponsoring of candidates by the APC in Zamfara and is studying same.
Consequently, the presentation of Certificates of Return for the Zamfara Governorship and State House of Assembly scheduled for Wednesday 27th March 2019 has been suspended.”
Recall On Monday, the court set aside a judgment by a Zamfara high court which allowed Yari’s faction to field candidates in the general election.
Kabir Marafa, serving senator and governorship aspirant, had appealed the judgement.
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— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 26, 2019