The Independent National Electoral Commission said it would write to the Inspector General of Police, Baba Ahmed, requesting that the Resident Electoral Commissioner for Adamawa State, Hudu Ari, be investigated and prosecuted.
According to The PUNCH, the electoral body made the decision on Tuesday during a technical meeting in Abuja attended by INEC national commissioners.
The commission also resolved to inform President Major General Muhammadu Buhari (ret.) of the REC’s decision by sending a letter to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.
According to the INEC Twitter handle, “At its meeting today, April 18, 2023, the Commission discussed matters arising from the Adamawa Governorship election and decided to:
“Write to the Inspector-General of Police for the immediate investigation and possible prosecution of the Resident Electoral Commissioner for Adamawa State, Barr. Hudu Ari.
“Request the Secretary to the Government of the Federation to draw the attention of the appointing authority to the unwholesome behaviour of the REC for further action.
“The collation process shall resume at a time to be determined by the Returning Officer.
“Detailed official statement will follow shortly.”