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2023: INEC Warns Political Parties Over Violence During Campaigns

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The Independent National Electoral Commission  (inec)has expressed worry over the clashes between opposing parties and their supporters during the ongoing campaigns across the country.


The INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, stated this on Tuesday at the Training of Master Trainers on Technologies for the 2023 General Election.

He said, “The cause of clashes among parties and their supporters in some states of the country during electioneering campaigns is worrisome.

“Also, there are denials of access to public facilities for parties and candidates in some states of the federation.

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“Let me caution parties and supporters to focus on issues and stay clear of attacks on each others.”

In related news, hoodlums on Monday invaded the Peoples Democratic Party presidential campaign mega rally in Kaduna and launched an attack on the crowd.

The hoodlums came into the Ranchers Bees Stadium venue with sticks and machetes and started attacking the crowd, leaving many injured.

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The hoodlums invaded the venue three times before they were finally repelled by security operatives and members of the opposition party.

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