SANs: Polls under threat by Returning Officers’ powers

Olanipekun raises concern over Section 65 of Electoral Act •Agbakoba seeks clarification on Section 134 of 1999 Constitution The section provides: “(1) The decision of the Returning Officer shall be final on any question arising from or relating to – (a) unmarked ballot paper; (b) rejected ballot paper; and (c) declaration of scores of candidates and the return of a candidate provided that the Commission shall have the power within seven days to review the declaration and return where the Commission determines that the said declaration and return was not made voluntarily or was made contrary to the provisions of

By |January 19th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments
Go to Top