Certificate of return: INEC tells Okorocha not to live in fools paradise

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that anyone thinking it would organize a special ceremony to issue them their Certificate of Return will be living in fool’s paradise.

This responds came as a result, of the statement made by the Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha.

The commission made this responds through Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, INEC’s director of Voter Education and Publicity, who appeared on Channels Television.

The commission said there would be no such preparation for anybody whose name did not appear on its list of successful candidates in the 2019 general elections.

“There is no special ceremony for anybody. I think we should get that one quite clear. Anybody thinking otherwise will be living in fool’s paradise.” He said.

Osaze-Uzzi was asked to respond to a comment by Rochas Okorocha.

Following the development of how Okorocha was declared the winner of the Imo West senatorial election.

Reports had it, that the presiding officer, cried out that he was forced to make the declaration.

With INEC leaving out the name of the Governor Rochas Okorocha’s name from the list of successful members of the 9th Senate, the Governor, has told reporters that : “Maybe INEC wants to organise a special programme for me to hand over the certificate to me but clearly, I’ve won and it was a peaceful election”.


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