The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the suspension of presentation of certificates of return to the Zamfara governor-elect and members of House of Assembly- elect.
According to INEC in a statement by the Director, Voter Education and Publicity, Barrister Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, the event was earlier scheduled on March 27, 2019.
The statement said the suspension was due to the judgement of the court of Appeal Sokoto concerning sponsoring of candidates by the APC in Zamfara served on the commission.
The commission further said it was studying the judgement.
The statement said, “INEC has been served with the judgement of the Court of Appeal Sokoto concerning the sponsoring of candidates by the APC in Zamfara state and is studying the same.
“Consequently, the presentation of certificates of return for the Zamfara Governorship and State House of Assembly scheduled for Wednesday 27th March 2019 has been suspended.”