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Lawyers to INEC: allow neutral workers to conduct Bayelsa rerun

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Lawyers have said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will fail neutrality test if it allows those who conducted the December 5 “inconclusive” election in Bayelsa State to handle the rerun on January 9.

The lawyers, who conducted legal clinic on Bayelsa election with civil society groups, said their findings revealed that the current composition of INEC in Bayelsa State would not guarantee a free and fair rerun.

Lawyers to INEC: death of APC candidate does not invalidate election

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Lawyers yesterday told the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) that the death of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) does not invalide the on-going election in the state.

They urged INEC to allow  the deputy governorship candidate of the APC, Abiodun Faleke, to conclude the on-going election.