INEC Comes Hard On Taraba Politicians Who Put Up Campaign Billboards

he Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has told Taraba Politicians that they have seven days to clear all campaign billboards and posters or face legal prosectution.

The INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner Mr Austin Okojie gave the order at a while meeting with top state politicians in the State Capital Jalingo.

Okojie said: “The commission has given those behind the erection of campaign billboards and pasting of posters seven days within which to remove their billboards and posters.

“If they fail to comply with the directive, we will appeal to law enforcement agents to assist in removing them and possibly prosecute the culprits. “We urge politicians to always play by the rules to instill sanity in the political arena,” he said.

Okojie revealed that according to the electoral act political campaigns should start three months to the elections.


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