2023 election: INEC has no preferred candidate or party, says Yakubu
August 4, 2022.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, says the commission will be neutral in the 2023 general elections, noting that it has no preferred candidate or political party.
Yakubu made this known on Wednesday in Abuja.
Yakubu assured Nigerians that their votes will determine the outcome of the 2023 general elections and future polls in the country, adding that INEC will apply the laws without fear of favour to ensure free, fair, credible, inclusive and transparent election.
The INEC chairman equally stressed the need for stakeholders especially political parties to note the major features introduced by the new Electoral Act 2022 and the possible implications of these changes on the upcoming elections.