The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has clarified the explanation the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was rejected from the modified rundown of contender for the Anambra governorship political race.
The commission had likewise barred the PDP from the primary rundown delivered on July 16.
Festus Okoye, INEC public chief, in a meeting with Channels Television on Friday, clarified the justification the choice.
He expressed that the name of the governorship up-and-comer transferred to the commission's entry is not the same as the name confirmed by the court.
Okoye likewise clarified that an allure court has decided that the commission ought not distribute the name of any PDP applicant until the assurance of the suit.
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On July 19, an Anambra high court requested INEC to perceive Ugochukwu Uba as the party's up-and-comer, against Valentine Ozigbo, the favored applicant of the party's public working board of trustees.
Talking further, the INEC chief said the PDP would be added to the applicants' rundown after the assurance of the suit at the court of allure.
"Comparable to the PDP, what happened was that the PDP as an ideological group transferred the name and individual specifics of a specific contender to our designation entrance, and that was the up-and-comer whose name the commission distributed," he said.
"From there on, there was additionally another court judgment requesting and coordinating the PDP as an ideological group to present the name of an alternate applicant as the up-and-comer of the party.
"The PDP didn't present the name of that specific individual, and we can't distribute the name, except if the PDP presents the name of that person.
"From there on, the matter went to the court of allure and the court of allure conceded sped up hearing comparable to the matter including the PDP and its applicant, and afterward likewise ask the INEC not to distribute the name of any of the competitors forthcoming the last assurance of the matter under the steady gaze of the court of allure."
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